Topic: Morbidity & Mortality Rounds – Making Them Effective
Speaker: Dr. Edmund Kwok, MD FRCPC, MHA, MSc
Location: 525 University Avenue, Rm 630
Despite a century of holding regular M&M reviews, the medical community has been struggling with making them effective and impactful in addressing quality and patient safety issues. This session with examine where we’ve been going wrong, and how we can incorporate latest evidence to evolve M&M practices for the next century.
Dr. Ed Kwok received his medical degree at Queen’s University, and completed a 5-year Royal College residency training in Emergency Medicine at the University of Ottawa. During his fellowship year he also obtained a Masters in Health Administration (MHA) at the Telfer School of Management. His special interests and research focus include ED flow, Quality Improvement and Patient Safety. He is currently the Director of Quality in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Ottawa. He blogs at CanadiEM (http://canadiEM.org/). Follow him on Twitter @eddeestyle