Rogers Health Policy Colloquium Schedule

Weill Cornell Medicine
November 2017 Schedule
See Locations Below, 1:00pm-2:00pm

November 1, 2017
“Why Florence Nightingale and Ignaz Semmelweis Are Still Relevant in Modern Healthcare”

Laura L. Ardizzone, DNP, CRNA, ACNP, DCC
Director, Nurse Anesthesia Services
Department of Anesthesiology & Critical Care Medicine
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Weill Greenberg Center, 1305 York Avenue, 2nd Floor, Rooms A&B

November 8, 2017
“Operations Management in Healthcare:
A Processing Network View”

Itai Gurvich, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Cornell Tech and School of Operations Research and Information Engineering
Weill Cornell Medicine
Weill Greenberg Center, 1305 York Avenue, 2nd Floor, Rooms A&B

November 15, 2017
“Innovations in Care Delivery in the DHK Building”

John Paul Triculis, PMP
Director, Information Systems
New York-Presbyterian Hospital
Belfer Research Building, 413 E. 69th Street, Room 302 C&D

November 22, 2017
Rogers Colloquium Advisory Board Meeting

All Colloquium participants are invited to attend and join in suggesting speakers for next year.
Please RSVP to Carolyn Schnall ( so we can plan on the appropriate amount of food.
Weill Greenberg Center, 1305 York Avenue, 2nd Floor, Rooms A&B

November 29, 2017
“Better Drugs at Lower Cost: An Ethical Perspective”

Donald W. Light, Ph.D.
Recipient of the Pellegrino Medal in Bioethics, 2016
Affiliate, Division of Medical Ethics, NYU
Professor of Comparative Health Policy
Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine
Weill Greenberg Center, 1305 York Avenue, 2nd Floor, Rooms A&B

Target Audience:Weill-Cornell Physicians in a broad interdisciplinary and intergenerational group, other interested physicians and health care providers, and students.

Course Objectives: This CME Activity is intended to lead to improved patient care and safety based upon an assessment of gaps in physician knowledge, competence and performance. By the conclusion of this series, physicians should learn new content relevant to their practice that informs and thereby improves the clinical care they provide.

CME Accreditation: Weill Cornell Medical College is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Weill Cornell Medical College designates this live activity for a maximum of 1AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Faculty Disclosure: It is the policy of Weill Cornell Medical College to adhere to ACCME Criteria, Policies, and Standards for Commercial Support and content validation in order to ensure fair balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all its sponsored programs. All faculty participating in sponsored programs are expected to disclose relevant financial relationships pertaining to their contribution to the activity, and any discussions of off-label or investigational uses of approved commercial products or devices, or of any products or devices not yet approved in the United States. WCMC CME activities are intended to be evidence-based and free of commercial bias. If you feel this is not the case, please call the Office of Continuing Medical Education at 212-746-2631 to anonymously express any concerns.

WCMC does not accept industry support for any regularly scheduled conference. Any exceptions to this are approved by the CME Committee, and will be disclosed prior to this presentation.

WCMC is accessible for individuals with disabilities or special needs. Participants with special needs are requested to contact the Office of CME at 212.746.2631.

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