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In Person Lecture: Becoming a Super-Diagnostician: Optimizing Reasoning, Judgement, and Decision-Making

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Gurpreet Dhaliwal, M.D.

Professor of Medicine
UCSF School of Medicine
University of California, San Francisco

Maury Strauss Distinguished Public Lecture: Becoming a Super-Diagnostician: Optimizing Reasoning, Judgement, and Decision-Making

Date: Nov. 17, 2022

Time: 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.  (Reception and hors d'oeuvres at 5 p.m.)

Location: Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC, Room M203, 2 Riverside Circle, Roanoke, Virginia

Virtual attendance:  Join via Zoom.

About this Seminar

An accurate diagnosis is the foundation of effective, efficient, and equitable medical care. Doctors get the diagnosis right in about 90% of encounters, with individual and systems factors accounting for the 10% gap. What steps can a clinician take to enhance their skill at answering the fundamental question in medicine: What is causing my patient's symptoms? This lecture will provide an overview of 10 different methods clinicians can adopt in the quest to become better diagnosticians. The lessons and approaches have implications for reasoning, judgement, and decision-making in all professions.

Additional Details

This is a free event hosted by Dr. Michael Friedlander and the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute. For more information, please call 540-526-2059.

About Maury Strauss

Maury Strauss is a longtime community benefactor and businessman who supports biomedical research with the goal of energizing the local economy and improving quality of life in our neighborhoods and around the world. In order to ensure the continued success of Roanoke’s biomedical research enterprise, as well as the free public seminars, Mr. Strauss has made a generous gift to the series. Read More.

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