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2016 Patient Safety Summit
Oct. 14, 2016 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Registration check-in and breakfast will open at 7 a.m.
East Baltimore campus
Turner Auditorium and Turner Concourse
Mark your calendars for the seventh annual Johns Hopkins Medicine Patient Safety Summit. Scheduled for Oct. 14, 2016, this one-day event will feature hundreds of health care professionals from across the organization coming together to learn about their colleagues’ work in patient safety research, safety culture and the identification and prevention of harm. The theme of this year’s summit is “Working Together to Achieve Zero Preventable Harm.”
Earn CME credit at the Patient Safety Summit. Learn more.
- Keynote speeches by:
David Newman-Toker is an associate professor of neurology and director of the neuro-visual and vestibular division at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. His research focuses on eliminating stroke misdiagnoses in frontline health care settings such as the Emergency Department.
Keynote Presentation: “Diagnosis is a Team Sport: Partnering with Allied Health Professionals to Enhance Diagnostic Safety”
Kathleen Sutcliffe is a Bloomberg Distinguished Professor at The Johns Hopkins University who studies meta-processes and practices that contribute to safety and reliability in health care and other high-risk industries.
Keynote Presentation: “Overcoming Dysfunctional Momentum”
- Podium presentations and posters by faculty and staff members throughout Johns Hopkins Medicine
- Networking with safety champions across our health system
- Johns Hopkins Medicine Patient Safety Video Contest (JHED log-in required)
- Informational tables
How to Register
Registration for the 2016 Patient Safety Summit has reached capacity. If you would like to be added to the waitlist, please contact JHMPSSummit@jhmi.edu.
Now Open! Patient Safety Video Contest
We are now accepting submissions for this year’s Patient Safety Video Contest. The winning videos will be announced at the Patient Safety Summit.
Download a flyer with the important deadlines and key summit dates (JHED log-in required).
Past Patient Safety Summit Presentations
View presentations from last year's Patient Safety Summit (JHED log-in required)
The Seventh Annual Johns Hopkins Medicine Patient Safety Summit will feature health care professionals from across the organization coming together to learn about their colleagues’ work in patient safety research, safety culture and the identification and prevention of harm. The theme of this year’s summit is “Working together to Achieve Zero Preventable Harm.”
This activity is intended for physicians, nurses, allied health professionals, healthcare managers, administrators and leaders.
After participating in the activity, the participant will demonstrate the ability to:
- Identify examples of preventable harm in my work environment.
- Describe best practices for establishing and sustaining positive team work experiences.
- Outline a systematic approach to team-based patient safety and quality work.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and The Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality. The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Credit Designation Statement
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME.
American Academy of Nurse Practitioners National Certification Program accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME.
American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 5.25 AAPA Category 1 CME credits for completing this program.