Special guest Prof Ian Scott on cognitive biases at COVID-19 Medical Grand Round on 3 June

Dr Anjali Dhulia, Chief Medical Officer, invites you to a special Grand Round on Cognitive Bias. Cognitive Bias is increasingly recognised as an important source of medical error. Despite the prevalence of cognitive biases, their influence and potential effects on clinical decision making are rarely discussed, and as a result, not addressed. But as health systems and hospitals drive forward in their pursuit to provide high-quality care in safe environments, it has become more important than ever before to acknowledge the cognitive components that influence clinicians’ decision making.

Professor Ian Scott is a Consultant General Physician and Director of Internal Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology at Princess Alexandra Hospital in Brisbane. Cognitive Bias in medical decision making is one of Professor Scott’s areas of interest and expertise.

COVID-19 Medical Grand Rounds are open to all Monash Health employees.

Please join us at 12:30pm on Wednesday 3 June 2020 via Webex.

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To ask a question during the event, log on to slido.com using your web browser or smartphone and enter the code #MHMGR2020.

About Professor Ian Scott

Professor Ian Scott is a Consultant General Physician and Director of Internal Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology at Princess Alexandra Hospital in Brisbane. He is Professor of Medicine at University of Queensland, and he co‐chairs the Queensland Statewide General Medicine Clinical Network, is the inaugural chair of the Australian Deprescribing Network, and is a founding member of the Australian and New Zealand Affiliate of the US Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine (ANZA‐SIDM).

He also sits on various high‐level committees of Queensland Health, the Royal Australasian College of Physicians, the Australian Commission on Quality and Safety in Health Care, and the MBS Review Taskforce for Cardiac Services. He has research interests in health services evaluation and improvement, clinical guidelines, clinical decision‐making, evidence‐based medicine and quality use of medicines. He has published over 230 peer‐reviewed articles and is a recipient of several NHMRC and government research grants.

Approved by Anjali Dhulia, 29 May 2020



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