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Virtual HMS/MHA Sepsis Symposium
Virtual Sepsis Symposium hosted by the Michigan Hospital Medicine Safety (HMS) Consortium and the MHA Keystone Center.

Oct 1, 2020 09:30 AM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Runa Hatti Gokhale, M.D.
Medical Officer @Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion
Runa Hatti Gokhale, M.D., is the Principle Investigator for invasive Staphylococcus aureus surveillance and science lead for sepsis activities in the Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion at CDC. She is a Lieutenant Commander in the Commissioned Corps of the US Public Health Service. Before joining CDC, Runa was a hospitalist at the Atlanta VA Medical Center and a Fogarty International Training Fellow at UNC Lilongwe in Lilongwe, Malawi. Runa received a BA from Brown University, an MD from Jefferson Medical College, and an MPH from Emory University’s Rollins School of Public Health. She is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Preventive Medicine and is licensed to practice medicine in Georgia.
Reena Duseja, M.D., M.S.
Chief Medical Officer @Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Division of Quality Measurement
Reena Duseja, M.D., M.S., is the Chief Medical Officer of the Quality Measurement and Value-Based Incentives Group in the Center for Clinical Standards and Quality at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). In this role, Dr. Duseja oversees the measure development and analyses for a variety of CMS quality reporting and value-based purchasing programs, and alignment efforts in quality measurement across the agency. She also serves as a member of the Quality Innovation Council at the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation. Prior to joining CMS, Dr. Duseja was an Associate Professor at the University of California, San Francisco, in the Department of Emergency Medicine. There, she led quality improvement activities in a large county hospital and was awarded funding by NIH to conduct studies related to improving patient care and value for the health system.
Hallie Prescott, M.D., MSc
Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine @Michigan Medicine
Hallie Prescott, M.D., MSc, is an Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine in the Division of Pulmonary Critical Care at Michigan Medicine and a Staff Physician at the Ann Arbor Veterans Affairs Medical Center. She is the physician lead on the HMS Sepsis Initiative. Her research focuses on sepsis, performance measurement, and long-term outcomes after critical illness, and has been funded by NIH, AHRQ, and the Department of Veterans Affairs. She serves as Vice-Chair of the Surviving Sepsis Campaign guidelines, a council member of the International Sepsis Forum, and an advisory board member of Sepsis Alliance.