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PRESS RELEASE: Medical Research Awards Announced at Annual Lown Institute Conference

New Research Explores Shared Decision Making with Patients and Drivers of Overuse Boston, MA—Dr. Lauren Taylor, a general surgery resident at the University of Wisconsin, won this year’s Best Abstract Award at the Lown Institute annual conference, May 5-7 in Boston. This year’s research symposium focused on two main themes: drivers of over-testing and -treatment […]

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Conference Preview: An Interview with Patty Gabow

Conference Preview: An Interview with Patricia Gabow
Keeping the Patient at the Center in Hospital Administration

Patricia A. Gabow, MD, MACP is Professor Emeritus of Medicine at the University of Colorado and the former CEO of Denver Health. She is the author of more than 130 articles, 36 books and book chapters, and a recent book, The Lean Prescription: Powerful Medicine for Our Ailing Healthcare System. She will be giving a keynote address at the Lown Institute Conference on Saturday May 6 about structural barriers to health, and what the role of the health care system should be in addressing social and economic inequalities. We spoke with Gabow about her background, her experiences from 20 years in hospital administration, and asked her advice for practitioners and administrators who want to practice social justice.

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