Einstein/Montefiore Department of Medicine

Grand Rounds

Basics of Patient Safety: A Review

Einstein/Montefiore Department of Medicine Grand Rounds

Thursday, May 07, 2015

8:00 AM: Forchheimer Medical Science Building 3rd Floor Lecture Hall

Speaker & Info

Jason Adelman, MD, MS
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine (Hospital Medicine)
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Patient Safety Officer
Montefiore Medical Center

Repeated at 12:15 pm, Cherkasky Auditorium, Montefiore Medical Center.

Dr. Jason Adelman began his career at Montefiore as a hospitalist in 2003, and has been the Patient Safety Officer for the Montefiore Health System for the past ten years. After completing the AHA-NPSF Patient Safety Leadership Fellowship in 2011, he was subsequently selected to be a Senior Fellow of the Health Research & Educational Trust (HRET), the research arm of the American Hospital Association. He is also a member of the National Quality Forum (NQF) Committee on Patient Safety Complications, and is on the Editorial Board of the Journal for Healthcare Quality, as well as the National Patient Safety Foundation's Insight Magazine.

Dr. Adelman holds a master of science degree from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine Clinical Research Training Program, and focuses his research on the use of information technology to prevent medical errors. He was invited by the New York State Commissioner of Health to participate as a member of the Department of Health's Quality and Patient Safety External Advisory Committee. He was recently named one of "50 Experts Leading the Field of Patient Safety" by Becker's Hospital Review.

Accreditation: Albert Einstein College of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1 credit towards the AMA Physician's Recognition Award. Each physician should claim only those credits that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

Host: Department of Medicine

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