Medicine Grand Rounds at UPMC Shadyside

Medicine Grand Rounds at UPMC Shadyside: “The Physician and the Legal World of Medical Malpractice”



Date
October 20, 2016
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Speaker(s)
David J. Levenson, MD
Clinical Professor of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Section Chief, Nephrology, Partners in Nephrology and Endocrinology
Location
West Wing Auditorium, UPMC Shadyside
Category
UPMC Shadyside, Department of Medicine
Contact
Justine Rubino
Director, Operations, CCEHS


412-647-8261
rubinoje@upmc.edu
Description

Dr. Levenson will provide an overview with some take key take-home messages about how a practitioner and a defendant should understand the whole concept of medical malpractice. This would be a lecture focused on ways to minimize the risk of suit, as well as understanding the steps involved in a suit. Focus will be on residents in their current duties and as they become attending physicians.