Einstein/Montefiore Department of Medicine

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Einstein/Montefiore Department of Medicine Grand Rounds

Thursday, May 10, 2012

8:00 AM: Third Floor Lecture Hall, Forchheimer/Einstein; Repeated at 12:15 pm, Cherhasky Auditorium, Montefiore Medical Center

Speaker & Info

Lewis A. Eisen, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine (Critical Care)
Director, Simulation & Ultrasound Training, Critical Care
Director, MICU at Moses Campus

Dr. Lewis A. Eisen's research interests include critical care outcomes based research and education research, with specific research interests and clinical expertise in ultrasounds, simulation training and airway training.

Dr. Eisen completed his undergraduate work at Johns Hopkins University and graduated from Mount Sinai School of Medicine. He completed residency, including a year as chief medical resident, at Beth Israel Medical Center in Manhattan. He then did a pulmonary and critical care fellowship at Beth Israel as well. Since graduating from fellowship in 2007 he has been a member of the faculty at Einstein/Montefiore, where he is currently Director of Simulation and Ultrasound Training for Critical Care. Additionally, he is Director of the MICU at the Moses campus. In 2009, house staff selected him as Outstanding Full-Time Attending of the Year.

Dr. Eisen is the author of over 20 peer-reviewed manuscripts. His clinical and research interests include simulation training, critical care ultrasound and crew resource management. He has served as faculty for many regional and national critical care ultrasound courses sponsored by the Greater New York Hospital Foundation and the American College of Chest Physicians. He is also a chess master.

Objectives - After attending this activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Learn the value of simulation training to prepare for unexpected emergencies
  2. Learn that fear is a normal response to an emergency
  3. Learn strategies to accept and manage fear in order to improve patient outcomes
  4. 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 (Division of Critical Care Medicine)

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