TOPIC: "Look Homeward, Medicine"
SPEAKER: Dr. Bruce Leff
LOCATION: UAHS 5403 (LIVE) and Banner-UMC-SC 3030 (Video Conferenced)
About the Speaker
Dr. Leff is Professor of Medicine with joint appointments in the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the School of Nursing. He is the Director of the Center for Transformative Geriatric Research and is an internationally recognized leader and researcher in the development, evaluation, and dissemination of novel models of care for older adults, including the Hospital at Home, Guided Care, geriatric service line models and home-based medical care. In addition, his research interests extend to issues related to multi-morbidity, performance measurement, and case-mix issues. He leads The National Home-Based Primary Care & Palliative Care Registry, which constituted a national stakeholder group to develop quality of care domains and measures for home-based medical care, a CMS-approved Qualified Clinical Data Registry, and a national quality improvement-focused learning collaborative of home-based medical care practices. Dr. Leff has a strong interest in health policy and is a past Health and Aging Policy Fellow and has served on multiple National Quality Forum and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Technical Expert Panels. Dr. Leff cares for patients in the acute, ambulatory and home settings and is an award-winning teacher and mentor at Hopkins where he directs the Medicine Clerkship at the School of Medicine. He currently serves as the Chair of the Geriatric Medicine Board of the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) and is Chair-elect of the ABIM Council. He is past -President of the American Academy of Home Care Physicians, and past-member of the Board of Regents of the American College of Physicians.
The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
All Faculty, CME Planning Committee Members, and CME Office Reviewers have disclosed that they have no financial relationships with commercial interests that would constitute a conflict of interest concerning this CME activity.
1.Diagnose a variety of internal medicine illnesses
2.Understand more clearly advances in therapy
3.Become truly professional physicians