Upcoming Grand Rounds
Dr Danielson was the medical director for a community pediatric clinic for two decades. He continues to promote the well-being of young people by trying to catalyze efforts to end youth incarceration. Dr Danielson works with entities at the community, local, state and national level to promote equity. He has benefitted from co-conspiring with brilliant youth and an abundance of compassionate people and he realizes he is often the least useful member of the circles he joins. He has been married to the love of his life for 17 years who, for some reason, agreed to marry him.
November 8th, 2023
Success in the world of investing, as in patient care, often needs more than just technical knowledge or skill. It requires the same kind of big-picture thinking, emotional resilience, and long-term outlook that are characteristics of an astute generalist clinician. By understanding these parallels, one can better navigate the uncertain waters of the financial market and increase the chances of achieving our investing goals – it may also help us become better clinicians.
Misbah Keen, MD, MBI, MPH, joined the University of Washington in 2007 after practicing full-spectrum family medicine for five years in Othello, WA. As the Executive Vice Chair of Family Medicine, Dr. Keen’s primary responsibilities are academic leadership, especially expanding the department’s clinical enterprise, medical student, and PA education. Dr. Keen has been an investor for over 25 years and serves as the Vice-Chair and a Fiduciary of the University of Washington Physicians-Children’s University Medical Group (UWP-CUMG) Retirement and Benefits Committee. The committee takes a proactive role in ensuring that UWP-CUMG provides diversified and cost-effective investment products. In his free time, Dr. Keen enjoys traveling, especially visiting our great National Parks, and his goal is to have visited (at least one overnight stay) all 50 states by 2025. He is a so-so golfer but intends to explore why so-so golfers make better physicians.
Bianca K. Frogner, PhD, Professor and Director of Center for Health Workforce Studies, Department of Family Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine
September 13th 2023
Health Workforce Challenges in the Post-COVID Era
Bianca Kiyoe Frogner, PhD is a health economist and Professor in the Department of Family Medicine and Director of the UW Center for Health Workforce Studies (CHWS) in the School of Medicine at University of Washington (UW). She is an appointed member of Washington state’s Health Care Cost Transparency Board. Dr. Frogner gave testimony to the Worker and Family Support Subcommittee of the US House Ways and Means Committee and served on an Institute of Medicine Consensus Study Committee on Educating Health Professionals to Address the Social Determinants of Health. Dr. Frogner’s has produced over 150 publications including peer-reviewed articles, book chapters, and reports. She has delivered over 250 scholarly presentations and has appeared in media outlets including CNN, NPR, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Vox, and Politico.
Timothy Hoff, PhD Professor of Management, Healthcare Systems, and Health Policy Northeastern University Visiting Associate Fellow and Associate Scholar, University of Oxford
August 9th 2023
The Why and How of Creating a Sustainable Family Medicine Career
Timothy Hoff, Ph.D. is Professor of Management, Healthcare Systems, and Health Policy in the D’Amore-McKim School of Business and School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs, Northeastern University, in Boston, Massachusetts. He is an Associate Fellow at the University of Oxford’s Green-Templeton College, and an Associate Scholar at the Said Business School, University of Oxford. His most recent book is Searching for the Family Doctor: Primary Care on the Brink, published by Johns Hopkins University Press (2022). Previous books on the primary care system include Practice Under Pressure (2010) and Next in Line (2017). Before going into academia, Dr. Hoff worked for a decade in primary care practice administration and as a health care consultant.