Lucian Leape Institute Forum & Gala
In a unique and collegial setting designed to encourage sharing of perspectives, the LLI Forum & Gala provides a remarkable opportunity for you to meet and connect with national patient safety thought leaders and peers from across health care and to signal your support for the Institute’s mission.
The afternoon educational forum is an interactive discussion led by the Leape Institute members, who offer insights into their work and seek attendee reaction and perspectives.
The evening gala consists of a networking reception and dinner, with a keynote address, Patients’ Safety: From Knowledge to Impact, by Dr. Carolyn Clancy, Assistant Deputy Undersecretary for Health, Quality, Safety and Value of the Veterans Health Administration.
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6th Annual Lucian Leape Institute Forum & Gala
Thursday, September 12, 2013
John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum
Carolyn M. Clancy, MD
Assistant Deputy Undersecretary for Health, Quality, Safety and Value
Veterans Health Administration
and former Director, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
US Department of Health and Human Services
Accommodations: NPSF has secured a room block with the Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel, located at 606 Congress Street, Boston, MA 02210-2803. You can make reservations directly by calling Marriott Reservations at (877) 513-6305 or (617) 338-4111 on or before Wednesday, August 14, 2013. Please identify yourself as part of the National Patient Safety Foundation Group staying at the Marriott Renaissance. Room numbers are limited and will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.
About Carolyn Clancy, MD
Carolyn Clancy has just recently assumed the position of Assistant Deputy Undersecretary for Health, Quality, Safety and Value at the Veterans Health Administration. From February 2003 until August 2013, she served as director of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), and previously she had served as director of AHRQ’s Center for Outcomes and Effectiveness Research (COER). During her tenure, she led AHRQ to promote the voice of patients and families in health care at all levels.
A general internist and health services researcher, Dr. Clancy is a graduate of Boston College and the University of Massachusetts Medical School. Following clinical training in internal medicine, she was a Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation Fellow at the University of Pennsylvania. She was also an assistant professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at the Medical College of Virginia in Richmond before joining AHRQ in 1990.
Dr. Clancy holds an appointment as clinical associate professor in the Department of Medicine at George Washington University School of Medicine and serves as senior associate editor, Health Services Research. Throughout an extensive career, she has edited or contributed to seven books, served on multiple editorial boards, and published widely in peer reviewed journals.
Dr. Clancy is a member of the Institute of Medicine and was elected a Master of the American College of Physicians in 2004. She has frequently been included in Modern Healthcare’s annual list of the 100 most influential people in health care over the past decade. Among her research interests are the various dimensions of health care quality, women’s health, primary care, access to care services, and the impact of financial incentives on physicians’ decisions.
Thursday, September 13, 2012
Donald M. Berwick, MD, MPP, FRCP
Former Administrator, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Former President & CEO, Institute for Healthcare Improvement