Northwestern Events Calendar

Aug
19
2022

Pepper Center Rounds

When: Friday, August 19, 2022
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Central

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Eleanor Small   (312) 503-2497

Group: Center for Applied Health Research on Aging (CAHRA)

Category: Lectures & Meetings

Description:

The Center for Applied Health Research on Aging (CAHRA) and the Northwestern Pepper Center are pleased to present Pepper Center Rounds. Pepper Center Rounds are a venue to showcase high-quality research from scholars across the Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Centers network. Please, join us!

 

“The role of out-of-pocket costs and price transparency in the care of adults with multimorbidity”

Guest:
Caroline Sloan, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine and Population Health Sciences

Duke University

 

Caroline Sloan is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the General Internal Medicine Division at Duke University. She completed medical school at the University of Pennsylvania, and her Internal Medicine residency, Chief Residency, and GIM fellowship at Duke University. Her clinical interests are in primary care for vulnerable and historically underserved populations. Her research interests focus on the role that money plays in medical decision-making for middle-aged and older patients with multimorbidity. She has studied the impact of Medicare payment reform on the way dialysis facilities provide care to patients with end-stage renal disease. More recently, she has evaluated the ways that doctors and patients communicate about and make decisions based on out-of-pocket costs.

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