Alan Schwartz

Findings


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“In theory, theory and practice are indistinguishable.
In practice, they are not.”
- Proceedings of the Symbolic Logic Conference

The complete record of my scholarly work is my curriculum vitae.

Postings from the Contextualizing Care blog with Saul Weiner

  • LFWM wins 2017 PROSE Award for Life and Biological SciencesAlan Schwartz
    Listening for What Matters has been named the winner of the 2017 PROSE Award for Excellence in Biological and Life Sciences, one of the five primary categories. The PROSE awards are given annually by …
  • Stanford MedX (updated)Alan Schwartz
    At 1:50pm Pacific time today, Saul will be speaking in the Plenary Hall at Stanford MedX about the importance of using unannounced standardized patients to directly observe care, one of the core missi …
  • Contextual care on The 21st with Niala BoodhooAlan Schwartz
    In about 30 minutes, we’ll be live on WILL Illinois Public Radio, speaking with Niala Boodhoo on the show The 21st about contextual care and doctor-patient communication. Show information (and the arc …
  • New Books Network interviewAlan Schwartz
    Saul and Alan met with Mikey McGovern from the New Books Network podcast network and spoke about Listening for What Matters for New Books in Medicine / Psychology / Science, Technology, and Society. R …
  • Contextualization workshopsAlan Schwartz
    Miriam Tucker reports on our 2016 contextualization of care workshop at the American College of Physicians at Medscape Medical News. We’ll be repeating the workshop (twice) at the 2017 meeting. (Hat t …
  • New instructional case and June Union League Club eventAlan Schwartz
    Our sixth instructional exercise for helping physicians build their contextualization skills has been posted on the Resources page. And with the help of The Book Stall, we’ll be signing books and spea …
  • Use Patient Collected Data During Medical Encounters To Improve Contextualization of CareAlan Schwartz
    We are pleased to embark on the next phase of our work inviting patients to collect data during their medical visits for the purpose of improving quality of care. With a recently approved $1.1M grant …
  • Mental floss interviewAlan Schwartz
    Saul spoke with Mental Floss about our book and how what we’ve studied can inform patients and improve care. Read it at http://m.mentalfloss.com/article.php?id=78324
  • Focus on the PersonAlan Schwartz
    A powerful blog post at the Altarum Institute web site by Dr. Michael Wasserman, who was one of the advance reviewers of our book. My favorite quote of his post: Ironically, a fair portion of what we …
  • Book signing/release event – March 2, 2016Alan Schwartz
    Join Saul and Alan at Buzz Cafe in Oak Park for a discussion and signing of Listening for What Matters: Avoiding Contextual Errors in Health Care. The event will take place from 6:30 – 8:30pm on March …

Postings from my Making Medical Decisions blog