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A Tribute to Joshua Arden Hemmerich, 1975-2015

A Tribute to Joshua Arden Hemmerich, 1975-2015

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing on March 25, 2015 of Joshua Hemmerich, SMDM member since 2005 and Editor-in-Chief of the SMDM e-Newsletter since 2013.

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SMDM Spring Newsletter Now Available

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SMDM Annual Meeting Call for Short Courses, Oral & Poster Abstracts

SMDM is soliciting proposals for presentation at the North American Annual Meeting, themed "Implementation," being held Sunday, October 18, 2015 through Wednesday, October 21, 2015 in St. Louis, MO, USA.

Deadline for submission of all proposals is Monday, May 25, 2015.

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AHRQ Webinar on Improving Informed Consent and End-of-Life Communication

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) will host a webinar on June 24 to share results of recent reviews of interventions to improve patient and provider communication during the informed consent process and documentation of patients’ preferences for end-of-life care. 

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Joseph L Mathew, MD

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