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Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women's Health Grand Rounds

Friday, 08 September, 2017

The Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women’s Health will hold a Grand Rounds from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m., Sept. 8, at SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital.

Gary Sutkin, M.D., MBA, will present “Surgery and Human Error (Medical Education and Surgical Error Prevention.)” Sutkin is professor, program director and associate dean of women’s health at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. He also holds the Victor and Caroline Schutte Chair in Women’s Health at the school.

The talk’s four objectives are:

  • Defining surgical error.
  • Review other industries’ approaches to preventing error.
  • Consider how minor surgical errors cascade into major errors.
  • Inspire practioners to create solutions for surgical error prevention.