Alta View Hospital

(801) 501-2600Map9660 South 1300 EastSandy, UT 84094

Pediatric Grand Rounds


Date & Time

Thu April 17, 2014 - 8:00 AM

Location

Primary Children's Hospital
100 North Mario Capecchi Drive
Salt Lake City, Utah

Sponsor

Jointly sponspored by Pediatric Education Services at Primary Children's Medical Center and the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Utah School of Medicine.

Additional Information

Description

Misinformation, Patient-Provider Communication, and Other Lessons from the Vaccine Wars
 
Seth Mnookin, PHD
Associate Professor, Graduate Program in Science, MIT
Assistant Professor, Comparative Media Studies/Writing, MIT
Cambridge, Massachusetts
 
Objectives:
  • Discuss the roots of patient anxiety in the medical encounter
  • Recognize "anti-science" movements and the spread of the misinformation
  • Address the importance of evidence-backed communication strategies in patient-provider encounters
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