Department of Medicine Research Day is April 16, 2019; Dr. Harlan Krumholz will deliver keynote address

The Department of Medicine Research Day is April 16, 2019. The event will include oral presentations, a poster session and competition, keynote lecture and awards ceremony. This year, the department is pleased to announce Dr. Harlan Krumholz will deliver the keynote Thomas Barksdale Cardiovascular Memorial Lecture entitled, “Learning At The Speed Of Digital: The Next Step Toward A Learning Health System.” Dr. Krumholz received a BS from Yale, an MD from Harvard Medical School, and a Masters in Health Policy and Management from the Harvard University School of Public Health. He is the Harold H. Hines, Jr. Professor of Medicine and Director of the Yale Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation (CORE), one of the nation’s first and most productive research units dedicated to producing innovations to improve patient outcomes and promote better population health. He is also a Director of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program, which prepares talented physicians to become future health care leaders. Dr. Krumholz has published more than 800 articles and is the author of two books, one on smoking cessation and another on reducing the risk of heart disease. He has a regular blog on Forbes.com and has contributed to the New York Times Wellness blog, the New York Times op-ed page, and National Public Radio Shots blog.

The family of Thomas G. Barksdale established the Thomas Barksdale Cardiovascular Memorial Lecture in his memory. Thomas Barksdale worked in the banking industry and was a longtime supporter of voluntary health organizations. Barksdale died in 2005 after a long battle with frontotemporal dementia.

See below for more Research Day information. For additional details contact Kimberlee McGuire at kmcguire@umc.edu.

Research day schedule of events

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