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Diagnostic Error in Medicine 12th Annual International Conference

November 9, 2019 - January 13, 2020

The theme: “Shaping Policy, Improving Practice.”

Participants of this the Society’s to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine (SIDM) conference will hear from CMS, NCQA, ONC, the Joint Commission, and other entities that are shaping the context in which diagnosis happens, while also discovering actionable solutions to reduce diagnostic error that participants can implement in their own practice/institution. Come and hear about the latest developments, including:

  • How innovators and regulators are thinking about the next wave of AI to improve diagnosis
  • The new interdisciplinary Consensus Curriculum for diagnostic quality
  • Techniques to improve the physical examination and elicit a good medical history
  • Emerging measurement strategies to improve diagnostic quality
  • Patients partnering in diagnostic safety research
  • How radiologists, laboratories, and pathologists are working collaboratively to improve diagnosis
  • Methods to leverage HIT to re-envision the diagnostic process, and
  • Strategies to embed diagnostic error research into patient safety programs

DEM2019 participants will have ample opportunity to meet and speak with presenters and leaders in the field during interactive concurrent sessions, exhibitor hours, poster presentations, and networking breaks and receptions. On the final day
of the conference, interested attendees will have an opportunity to visit Capitol Hill to meet lawmakers.

The Diagnostic Researcher Workshop – free, half-day event on November 9.

A Patient Summit (refocusing conversations between doctors and patients; disparities and the role that
age, race, ethnicity, and gender play in missed and delayed diagnosis) – November 10.

25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ – maximum


November 9, 2019
January 13, 2020


Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill
Washington, D.C. 20001, United States
D.C., WA 20001 United States