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Published in This Week on May 19, 2014

Patient safety experts to weigh in at symposium

MECDNP logoThe Medical Center and the Mississippi Educational Consortium for the Doctorate of Nursing Practice (MECDNP) will sponsor the Mississippi Health Care Symposium on Patient Safety, "Roadmap Towards Ending Health Disparities," on Tuesday, June 3, at Millsaps College.

Amber Arnold, UMMC's patient safety officer, is scheduled to speak, along with a number of nationally recognized leaders in patient safety, including conference co-moderators Deborah Washington of Massachusetts General Hospital and Patricia Sokol of the American Medical Association, Beccah Rothschild, senior outreach leader, Rosemary Gibson and Dave deBronkart, authors, and Linda Kenney, Medically Induced Trauma Support Services founder.

For more information, e-mail Cheryl Hamill at

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