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Comment on draft update to CE in Health and Medicine

The Second Panel on Cost-Effectiveness in Health and Medicine is posting for public comment selected draft chapters for its updated book, Cost-Effectiveness in Health and Medicine

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A Tribute to Seema Sonnad

A Tribute to Seema Sonnad

It is with great sadness that we announce the recent death of our dear friend and colleague Seema Sonnad, an active SMDM member and leader since 1992, who died of a cardiac arrest while running an ultramarathon outside Seattle on Saturday, May 23. We extend our deepest condolences to all who knew Seema, especially to her husband, Henry Glick, also a long-time active SMDM member.

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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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AHRQ Continuing-Education Video on Medication Reconciliation Supported by Clinical Pharmacists

A new continuing-education video from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)’s Effective Health Care (EHC) Program will explore how medication reconciliation can help prevent medication errors during transitions in care.

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Member Stories

Heather Taffet Gold, PhD
Heather Taffet Gold, PhD

"While my research is more methodological, I fully appreciate the exposure to clinical applications I get at SMDM."

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