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16th Annual
Patient Safety Conference:

Putting the Patient at the Center of Patient Safety

September 9th, 2020


5.0 CEUs available!

Detailed Agenda and Continuing Education Information


Cancellation Policy:  In order to maximize participation and to avoid unnecessary costs, participants who sign up for classes and conferences as complimentary under their organization's membership may cancel their attendance without penalty by August 21st, 2020.  Cancellations after that time and "no shows" the day of the event will be assessed a cancellation fee of $125.  If you find that you cannot attend, you may send an alternate in your place.  Please e-mail us the alternate's information by August 21st, 2020; otherwise, registration can be changed on-site.

16th Annual Maryland Patient Safety Conference

Safety is always the highest priority of the Center.  Therefore, to abide by our mission and to address the Coronavirus (COVID-19) concerns, this event was rescheduled from March 27, 2020 and will now be held virtually.

    SEPTEMBER 9, 2020

The Elephant in the Room, Meeting and Treating the Transgender Patient
Ilene Corina, President and Founder  Pulse Center for Patient Safety Education & Advocacy

Person and Family Engagement: Putting the Patient at the center of our care
Armando Nahum, Director,Center for Engaging Patients as Partners  MedStar Institute for Quality & Safety

Distinguished Achievement in Patient Safety Innovation Winner: Ensuring one Insulin Pen for One Patient
Vaishali Khushalani, Pharm D., Medication Safety Officer  Greater Baltimore Medical Center

The Patient and Families Role in Patient Safety: Building Your Support
Ilene Corina, President and Founder  Pulse Center for Patient Safety Education & Advocacy
Behaviors, Emotions and Cognitions: Their Effects on Patient Safety in the Healthcare Setting
Avram Mack, MD, Co-Medical Dir., Behavioral Health Integrated Program  The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Minogue Award for Patient Safety Innovation Winner: Implementation of a Critical Care Outreach Program
Jason Heavner, MD, Chair, Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine U of MD Baltimore Washington Medical Center

Patient Engagement in the Diagnostic Process
Susan Peterson, MD, Associate Faculty  Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality Improvement
Eddie Helmstetter, Patient Advocate

Evidence-based Strategies & Tools to Partner with Patients & Families on Hospital Quality & Safety
Maureen Maurer, Principal Researcher  American Institutes for Research
Lee Thompson, Senior Researcher   American Institutes for Research

FY 19 Office of Healthcare Quality Patient Safety Update
Renee Webster, Assistant Deputy Director  Office of Health Care Quality
Tennile Ramsay, Patient Safety Nurse  Office of Health Care Quality