2023 Seminar Series

seminar header titled Providing Better Healthcare Through Systems Engineering

Mondays, 4:30-6:00 PM EST

All seminars will be held in person in IOE 1680. Seminars will also be recorded and can be shared upon request.

08/28/23N/A (No class)
09/04/23N/A (Labor Day Holiday)
09/11/23Reducing Emergency Department “Left-Without-Being-Seen” Rates

Amy Cohn, PhD
• Arthur F. Thurnau Professor,  Industrial and Operations Engineering, U-M
Faculty Director, Center for Healthcare Engineering & Patient Safety, U-M
Chief Transformation Officer, Michigan Medicine

Alexander T. Janke, MD, MHS, MSc
Emergency Physician, Michigan Medicine
Health Services Researcher
09/18/23Prescription Deliveries by Drones? A Discussion on Benefits and Considerations of Risk

Dana Habers, MPH
• Chief Innovation Officer & Chief Operating Officer, Pharmacy, U-M Health

Max Li, PhD, MSSE
Assistant Professor, Aerospace Engineering & Industrial and Operations Engineering, U-M
09/25/23Exploring Ethics and Equality in Healthcare: Voluntary Consent for Bone Marrow Transplant & Other Topics

Sung Won Choi, MD, MS
Professor, Pediatrics – Hematology Oncology, U-M Medical School

Jodyn Platt, PhD, MPH
Associate Professor, U-M Medical School
10/02/23Contraception: Tension Between Client Needs and Provider Capabilities

Julia Kramer, PhD, MPH
Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering, U-M
10/09/23The Challenges and Opportunities of Healthcare Digitization

Andrew Rosenberg, MD
Chief Information Officer, Michigan Medicine
10/16/23N/A (Fall Study Break Oct 16-17)
10/23/23Increasing Equity and Diversity in Clinical Trials

Karthik Ramani, MD, MHA, CPE, FACP, FASN, FASDIN
Medical Director of Interventional Nephrology and Vascular Access Services, Michigan Medicine
10/30/23Improving Access and Overcoming Barriers to Maternal Care Services

Molly Jean Stout, MD, MS
Physician-Scientist, University of Michigan
Division Director, Maternal Fetal Medicine, Michigan Medicine
Associate Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology, U-M Medical School

Alex Peahl, MD, MSc
Physician, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Michigan Medicine
Assistant Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology, U-M Medical School
Health Services Researcher, University of Michigan
11/06/23CHEPS Healthcare Engineering & Patient Safety Symposium
5:00-7:30 PM in the Johnson Rooms LEC
11/13/23Mitigating Physician Burnout by Reducing Documentation Burden via AI

Andrew Fine, MD, MPH
Senior Associate Physician, Pediatrics – Division of Emergency Medicine, Boston Children’s Hospital
Associate Professor, Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
11/20/23Maternal Disparities: A Patient’s Perspective

Julie Simmons Ivy, PhD, MS
Department Chair, Industrial and Operations Engineering, U-M
12/04/23The Challenges and Opportunities of Implementing an Ophthalmology Triage Pilot

Amy Zhang, MD
• Assistant Professor, Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, U-M Medical School
• Wellness Director, Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Michigan Medicine
• Faculty Associate, Wellness Office, Michigan Medicine

This seminar series is presented by the U-M Center for Healthcare Engineering & Patient Safety (CHEPS). Our mission is to improve the safety and quality of healthcare delivery through a multi-disciplinary, systems-engineering approach. 

To RSVP, request a session recording, additional info, please contact [email protected].

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