Becoming a Super-Diagnostician: Optimizing Reasoning, Judgment, and Decision-Making
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, Judgment, and Decision-Making
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, judgment, and decision-making in all professions.
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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Master diagnostician Gurpreet Dhaliwal will offer 10 approaches clinicians can adopt in the quest to become better diagnosticians in a public lecture at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 17 at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC. The lessons and approaches have implications for reasoning, judgment, and decision-making that apply to all professions and will interest people from a wide range of backgrounds.
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