2018 Frances J. Storrs Lectureship

Unconscious Bias in Medicine: Frequently Wrong, But Never in Doubt

How do we know what we don’t know — can physicians overcome cognitive bias?
What unconscious factors may unintentionally affect your every-day clinical decision making? Are your unconscious errors costly or dangerous to your patients? Can technology be used to reduce your diagnostic errors? Let’s tackle these issues together with help from international and local experts, featuring:
Keynote speaker: 
Pat Croskerry, M.D., Ph.D.; Director, Critical Thinking Program, Division of Medical Education, Faculty of Medicine; Dalhousie University
Blake Lesselroth, M.D., M.B.I., F.A.C.P.; Acting Director, Clinical Informatics; VA Portland HCS; Associate Professor of Medical Informatics; OHSU
Arthur Papier, M.D.; Associate Professor in Dermatology and Medical Informatics; University of Rochester Medical Center
Crystal Roberts, J.D.; Program Manager, Unconscious Bias Campus-Wide Initiative; OHSU
Robert A. Swerlick, M.D.; Professor and Alicia Leizman Stonecipher Chair of Dermatology; Emory University
Post-Lecture Dinner and Reception:
Time: 6:30 – 10:30 p.m.
Place: Waverley Country Club, 1100 SE Waverly Dr, Portland, OR 97222


More information can be found at the OHSU Event Page, or download a flier to share with others.


Sep 21 2018


1:00 pm - 5:00 pm


OHSU Doernbecher Vey Auditorium