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Best Medical Practices 2016: Maximizing Skills, Minimizing Risks

  • November 5, 2016
  • | 7:00 AM – 4:00 PM |
  • Martin Conference Center, Harvard Medical School

Maximizing Skills, Minimizing Risk

A CME Course for CRICO-insured primary care physicians

As a primary care provider, you are often the first line of care for patients with increasingly complex health issues. Primary care physicians are at particularly high risk for malpractice suits because of a missed or delayed diagnosis (especially missed cancers).


Martin Conference Center
Harvard Medical School
77 Louis Pasteur Ave
Boston, MA 02215



Parking is free at the conference center.


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This course is intended for the CRICO insured community.


Taught by outstanding Harvard Medical School faculty members, including co-directors:

  • Dr. Jane S. Sillman, BWH
  • Dr. Marc B. Garnick, BIDMC
  • Dr. David W. Bates, BWH
  • Dr. Gordon Schiff, MD, BWH


This course offers a unique opportunity to learn how to better protect yourself and your patients:

  • The most up-to-date screening recommendations for breast, colon, lung, and prostate cancers
  • How to protect yourself from being sued for medical malpractice
  • NEW: Discussion of OpenNotes
  • NEW: Quality improvement initiatives created by CRICO-insured physicians to improve screening and follow-up
  • How to optimize your communication skills with patients


  • Didactic and interactive education.
  • Hard copy syllabus and thumb drive provided.
  • Continental breakfast, box lunch and snacks provided.
  • Free parking.


  • Physician $75.00
  • Nurse Practitioner $50.00
  • Fellow $50.00
  • Resident $25.00
  • Nurse $25.00