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2016 Patient Safety Summit

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Johns Hopkins Medicine Patient Safety Summit
Oct. 14, 2016 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
East Baltimore campus
Turner Auditorium and Turner Concourse

Mark your calendars for the seventh annual Johns Hopkins Medicine Patient Safety Summit. Scheduled for October 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.”

Event Highlights

  • Two keynote speeches by:
    • David E. 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 M. Sutcliffe is a Bloomberg Distinguished Professor at the Johns Hopkins University who studies metaprocesses and practices that contribute to safety and reliability in healthcare and other high risk industries.

      Keynote Presentation: “Overcoming Dysfunctional Momentum.”

  • Podium presentations and posters by faculty and staff throughout Johns Hopkins Medicine
  • Networking with safety champions across our health system
  • Johns Hopkins Medicine Patient Safety Video Contest
  • Informational booths
For questions about the event, please email



Now Open! Patient Safety Video Contest

Submissions are now being accepted for this year's Patient Video Contest. The winning videos will be announced at the Patient Safety Summit.

Past Patient Safety Summit Presentations

View presentations from last year's Patient Safety Summit (JHED log-in required)