Quality and Safety: The New Currency of Academic Health Systems (Oct. 6)

September 30, 2015  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources

Dr. Richard Shannon, Executive Vice President for Health Affairs at the University of Virginia, will be the Lean Thinker’s Series speaker for Quality Month. He will be speaking on “Quality and Safety: The New Currency for Academic Health Systems” on Tuesday, Oct. 6 from noon-1 p.m. in Dow Auditorium, Towsley. Center.

Dr. Shannon is a well-recognized pioneer in patient safety. Prior to joining the University of Virginia Health System, Dr. Shannon served as the Frank Wister Thomas Professsor and Chair of the Department of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine. Prior to his appointment at the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Shannon served as Chair of the Department of Medicine at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh.

Dr. Shannon’s talk is sponsored by the Michigan Quality System.

For further information, contact Linda Perry at laperry@umich.edu.