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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.Continue Reading >
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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.Continue Reading >
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.Continue Reading >
"SMDM played a major role in helping me launch my career. I found my postdoc then my faculty position through the Society, and I continue to collaborate with many wonderful people who I first met at the annual meeting."continue »
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