Einstein/Montefiore Department of Medicine

Grand Rounds

Medicine Grand Rounds: Jazz and the Art of Medicine

Einstein/Montefiore Department of Medicine Grand Rounds

Thursday, January 12, 2012

8:00 AM: Forchheimer 3rd Floor Lecture Hall, Einstein
Repeated @ 12:15 PM: Cherhasky Auditorium, Montefiore Medical Center

Speaker & Info

Paul M. Haidet, MD, MPH
Professor of Medicine, Humanities and Public Health Sciences
Director, Medical Education Research
Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine

Dr. Paul Haidet's work on jazz, medicine, and improvisation has been the subject of presentations across the United States, and was featured by jazz critic Nat Hentoff in the April 2009 issue of JazzTimes magazine. He currently teaches a course for students and residents on medical interviewing and improvisation, and is working to develop simulation scenarios to help teach improvisational skills.

Dr. Haidet has published extensively on relationships in healthcare, including patient-physician, teacher-student, and individual-organization relationships.

His work has been widely cited, and has garnered him a number of awards, including the 2007 Society of General Internal Medicine National Award for Scholarship in Medical Education, the 2008 American Academy on Communication in Healthcare Lynn Payer Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Published Literature on Research and Teaching Healthcare Communication, and the 2011 International Association of Medical Science Educators Master Scholar Award. He is a deputy editor for the journal Medical Education, and is currently the past president of the American Academy on Communication in Healthcare.

Dr. Haidet is a general internist and Professor of Medicine, Humanities, and Public Health Sciences at the Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine. Originally from Pittsburgh, Pa, Dr. Haidet received his MD degree from the Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine and his MPH degree from the Harvard School of Public Health. He was on the faculty of the Baylor College of Medicine and the Michael E DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center for 11 years before relocating back to Pennsylvania to inaugurate the position of Director of Medical Education Research at Penn State.

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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