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Hospital Medicine, Quality Improvement & Patient Safety

Title:

Chief Quality Officer
Associate Medical Director for Quality and Safety
Professor of Medicine

Lectures:

Communication for Physicians – Communication with Medical Staff
Unconscious Bias in Medicine: Does it Exist?
Prescribing of Unnecessary Tests & Treatments: The American Board of Internal Medicine Foundation’s Choosing Wisely Campaign
Just Culture
Healthcare Team Communication
Medical Errors and Mistakes in Healthcare
The National Patient Safety Goal
Unconscious Bias in Medicine: Does it Exist?
Improving Care for Transgender Patients
Physician Integration
Respectful Behavior and Healthcare: What’s the Connection
Critical Conversations for Physicians – Communication with Medical Staff
Detection and Management of Severe Sepsis: The First Six Hours
Medical Errors and Mistakes in Healthcare: The National Patient Safety Goals
Handoff Solutions that Work
Improving Care for Transgender Patients
Preventing Catheter-Associated UTI Infections
New Sepsis Guidelines
Preventing Central Line Infections
Managing Interruption and Distractions in Healthcare
Physician Communication
Antibiotic Prophylaxis for Surgical Infections
Surgical Site Infections
Making the Transition to Proactive Health Care – From Proactive to Reactive
Physician Communication: Strategies for Optimizing Outcomes, Improving the Patient Experience and HCAHP Scores

Title:

Assistant Professor of Hospital Medicine
City of Hope National Medical Center

Lectures:

EKG/ACLS Review
Control of Respiratory Bleeding
Care of Traumatic Injuries

State: CA
Title:

Chief, Hospital Medicine
City of Hope National Medical Center

Lectures:

Medical Treatment for Cancer Patients with Non-Oncologic Issues

State: CA
Title:

Research and Education Specialist
UM-JMH Center for Patient Safety
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

Lectures:

Patient Safety
Decreasing Hospital Acquired Infections
Domestic Violence

State: FL
Title:

Medical Director, UHealth Preoperative Assessment Center
Director, Medical Consultation Service University of Miami Miller Hospital
Professor of Clinical Medicine
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

Lectures:

Deep Vein Thrombosis
Perioperative Evaluation
Pre-op Cardiac or Pulmonary Risk Assessment
VTE Prophylaxis Treatment
Perioperative Management of Anticoagulation

Biography: Dr. Cohn is a Professor of Clinical Medicine and Medical Director of the UHealth Preoperative Assessment Center (UPAC) and the Medical Consultation Service at the University of Miami Hospital Ð Miller School of Medicine, having recently relocated to Miami after 30 years at the State University of New York – Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn. He was the former Chief of the Division of General Internal Medicine at Downstate and also the Director of the Preoperative Medical Consultation Clinic and Medical Consultation Service at Kings County Hospital Center. He was responsible for education and supervision of senior medical residents in both in-patient and ambulatory care settings, and chaired the Medicine Performance Improvement Committee at University Hospital of Brooklyn. After receiving his medical degree from the University of Monterrey, Dr. Cohn completed his residency in internal medicine at SUNY – Downstate Medical Center. He is a fellow of the American College of Physicians (ACP), a senior fellow of the Society for Hospital Medicine (SHM), a member of the Society of General Internal Medicine (SGIM), and a board member of the Society for Perioperative Assessment and Quality Improvement (SPAQI). His clinical and research interests include perioperative medicine, particularly cardiac risk evaluation and management, venous thromboembolic disease, anticoagulation, and the teaching of medical consultation. Dr. Cohn is a frequently requested grand rounds speaker and has presented research findings and coordinated educational workshops at numerous national professional meetings (ACP, SGIM, SHM) and seminars, served as the Guest Editor for the Medical Clinics of North America, and written book chapters and articles that have appeared in peer-reviewed journals including the Annals of Internal Medicine, Journal of Hospital Medicine, Journal of General Internal Medicine, and Anesthesiology. He wrote the chapter on Preoperative Evaluation for Cecils Textbook of Medicine and the section on Perioperative Medicine in MKSAP XV. He is also the editor of a book entitled Perioperative Medicine – Just the Facts (McGraw Hill, 2006), the section editor for medical consultation in Comprehensive Hospital Medicine (Elsevier, 2007), and the editor of a new book, Perioperative Medicine (Springer, 2011). Dr. Cohn has been named in Castle Connollys Top Doctors in the New York Metro area annually since 1997 and was also listed in New York Magazines Best Doctors 2010 and 2011.
State: FL
Title:

Director of Internal Medicine Residency Bedside Ultrasound Education

Lectures:

Point of Care Ultrasound
Ultrasound in the Tropics
Introduction to Cardiac Ultrasound
Introduction to Pulmonary Ultrasound
Point of Care Ultrasound to assess volume status
Introduction to Point of Care DVT Ultrasound

State: CA