Event Details
Event Title Medicine Grand Rounds: Improving Hospital Discharge Transitions: What Have We Learned?
Groups General Internal Medicine and Public Health
Event Start Date 05/02/2019 08:00 AM
Event Duration 1 hour
Location 208 Light Hall
Speaker Sunil Kripalani, M.D., M.Sc., SFHM.
Event Details Sunil Kripalani, MD, MSc, SFHM, is Professor of Medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. He serves as Director of the Center for Clinical Quality and Implementation Research, Director of the Implementation Science Core, and Co-Director of the Center for Effective Health Communication. He also founded and served for eight years as Chief of the Section of Hospital Medicine. Dr. Kripalani has developed, implemented, and evaluated numerous interventions to improve the quality of care for hospitalized patients. The author of more than 170 peer-reviewed articles, he is nationally recognized for his research on transitions of care, health literacy, and medication management, which is funded by the NIH, AHRQ, CMS, and PCORI. He is a dedicated mentor and plays a leadership role in four federally-funded research training programs in implementation science and learning health systems. Dr. Kripalani has served on numerous national advisory committees, task forces, and NIH and AHRQ study sections, including as chair. He has been named a Top Hospitalist by the American College of Physicians, received the Award of Excellence for Research from the Society of Hospital Medicine, and was inducted into the inaugural class of Senior Fellows in Hospital Medicine.
Credit Hours yes
Additional Comments The presenter has no financial disclosures pertinent to this presentation.
Who May Attend The Medicine Community
Meals No
Refreshments Yes
Sponsored by Vanderbilt School of Medicine; Department of Medicine. Vanderbilt School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Vanderbilt School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. It is the policy of Vanderbilt School of Medicine that participants in CME activities be made aware of any affiliation or financial interest that may affect the planner’s involvement and speaker’s presentation(s). Each planner and speaker has completed and signed a conflict of interest statement; these relationships will be disclosed to the audience. This educational activity received no commercial support. The Department of CME has deemed there is no conflict of interest.
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