MGR | Paul W. Helgerson, MD – Improving Inpatient Quality: The Diagnosis and Treatment of Our System

Date: Wednesday August 30, 2017
Time: 12:00 PM until 1:00 PM
Location: Pinn Hall Auditorium (rm 1-5)
Cost: Free


Dr. Paul Helgerson is an associate professor of medicine in the Division of General, Geriatric, Palliative and Hospital Medicine. He heads the Hospital Medicine section in the division.

Learning objectives:
1. Identify our own performance and next steps in optimizing outcomes.
2. Recognize the physician’s role in quality improvement.
3. Enumerate key steps in the improvement process.


Medicine Grand Rounds is offered every Wednesday throughout the year by the UVA Department of Medicine, in association with UVA’s Office of Continuing Medical Education. CME credit is available; instructions and forms are available at the event.

The University of Virginia School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Virginia School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. The University Of Virginia School Of Medicine awards one hour of participation to each non-physician participant who successfully completes this educational activity. The University of Virginia School of Medicine maintains a permanent record of participants who have been awarded hours of participation. CME transcripts may be obtained at www.cmevillage.com (click on Transcripts and follow the instructions).

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