“Escape Fire” Documentary Screening and Panel Discussion Nov. 30th

in Conferences/Seminars
November 16th, 2012

Friday, November 30th 5:00pm

Keefer Auditorium

Food will be served. Open to all at BUSPH and BUSM.

RSVP today: http://busphescapefire.eventbrite.com  

 Watch the trailer: http://www.escapefiremovie.com/


 Rani Elwy, PhD is a Professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management at BUSPH and a health psychologist for the Veterans Administration. She has lead several NIH and VA studies exploring how patients make decisions about mental health treatment, and how these decisions are influenced by their perceptions of their illness and their relationships with their doc-tors.

 Allen Gifford, MD is a Professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management at BUSPH and in Medicine at BUSM. His research focuses on the challenges of implementing and sustaining quality improvement efforts within healthcare systems, conducted mostly through the VA. He also is involved in research targeting improvement in non-VA U.S. “safety-net” hospitals and in international settings.

 Wendy Mariner, JD, MPH is a Professor of Health Law at BUSPH, a Professor of Law at the BU School of Law, and a Professor of Socio-Medical Sciences at BUSM. Professor Mariner combines teaching and research on patient rights, risk regulation, health reform legislation, health insurance, and ERISA, and has published more than 100 articles in the legal, medical and health policy literature.

 James Moses, MD is a pediatrician at BUSM and Boston Medical Center where he serves as the Director of Patient Safety and Quality for the Department of Pediatrics. He is also the advisor for the Institute for Healthcare Improvement Open School Chapter at BUSM.