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The Foundation regularly hosts and supports conferences and briefings to convene experts and leaders in the field of medical education.

The Patient, The Practitioner, and The Computer


Providence, RI · Mar 17, 2017 - Mar 19, 2017

As technology enters all aspects of modern medical care, the presence of the computer in the exam room has profoundly affected the relationship between patients and their practitioners and between practitioners and their work.

This first international symposium will bring together leading researchers from around the world to examine what modern science has learned about the impact of the electronic record on the patient-practitioner relationship, how human relationships figure in software and device design, and current best practices for successfully integrating computers into clinical practice, while keeping the patient at the center of care.