About this Event
3333 California Street, San Francisco, California 94118
Join us on Thursday, October 29 at 3 PM at Laurel Heights Auditorium for UCSF Presidential Chair Dr. Mary Naylor's Keynote Lecture.
Reception following the event from 4 - 5 PM.
Mary D. Naylor, PhD, RN, FAAN
Dr. Naylor is the Marian S. Ware Professor in Gerontology and Director of the NewCourtland Center for Transitions and Health at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing. For the past two decades, Dr. Naylor has led an interdisciplinary program of research designed to improve the quality of care, decrease unnecessary hospitalizations and reduce health care costs for vulnerable community-based elders. For the past eight years, Dr. Naylor served as the National Program Director of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Interdisciplinary Nursing Quality Research Initiative, which was aimed at generating, disseminating and translating research to understand how nurses contribute to quality patient care. She was elected to the National Academy of Medicine in 2005 and is a member of the Leadership Consortium on Value & Science-Driven Health Care, and co-chairs the Care Culture and Decision-making Innovation Collaborative. Dr. Naylor also is a member of the ABIM Foundation Board of Trustees, RAND Health Board of Advisors, the National Quality Forum Board of Directors and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality National Advisory Council. She was appointed to the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission in 2010.
Read more about Dr. Naylor: http://scienceofcaring.ucsf.edu/future-nursing/leading-way-transitional-care-conversation-mary-naylor
Read more about UCSF Presidential Chair: http://academicaffairs.ucsf.edu/academic-personnel/other/award-presidential.php