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17th Annual James E Eckenhoff, MD Lecture


Jeffrey R Balser, MD, PhD, Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs and Dean, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, presented the 17th Annual James E Eckenhoff, MD Lecture on October 31, 2013.  Dr Balser’s lecture was entitled, Personalizing Healthcare.”   His talk focused on the emerging role of health information technology and clinical decision support in healthcare quality, particularly in genomic medicine, where Vanderbilt is playing an international leadership role.

Photo: Lee Fleisher (left), Jeff Balser (center), Rod Eckenhoff (right).

Sixth Annual Stephen J. Prevoznik Lecture on Leadership


At our Grand Rounds on November, 10, 2011, we were pleased to have Karen Domino, MD, MPH, Professor & Vice Chair for Clinical Research in the Department of Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine at the University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, present the Sixth Annual Stephen J. Prevoznik Lecture on Leadership. The title of her talk was, "ASA Closed Claims Project: Lessons Learned and Current Liability." Several members of the Prevoznik family were in attendance. Karen also presented at our noon Research in Progress Seminar on, "Shared Decision Making in Surgery: Can it Reduce Patient Complaints and Liability?" Photo: Karen Domino (left), Lee Fleisher (center), and Rita Prevoznik (right).