National Health Care Quality Expert to Speak at UA

Monday, April 11, 2011 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Dr. Carolyn ClancyDr. Carolyn M. Clancy
Director of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
 
Who:
Dr. Clancy's major research interests include improving health care quality and patient safety and reducing disparities in care associated with patients' race, ethnicity, gender, income, and education. As Director of AHRQ, she launched the first annual report to Congress on health care disparities and health care quality.
 
Clancy holds an academic appointment at the George Washington University School of Medicine (Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Medicine) and serves as Senior Associate Editor for the journal Health Services Research. She serves on multiple editorial boards, including Annals of Internal MedicineAnnals of Family MedicineAmerican Journal of Medical Quality, and Medical Care Research and Review.
 
What:
Clancy will provide an overview of current trends and pressures that are shaping the health care delivery system in her presentation, “Evidence-Based System Transformation: Keeping the patient at the Center of Care. The event is free and open to the public.
 
Where:
University of Arizona, Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health
Drachman Hall, Room A114
 
When:
Monday, April 11, 2011 | 4:30 p.m. ‒ 5:30 p.m.
 
Why:
Sponsored by The James E. Dalen Distinguished Lecture for Health Policy