11/30/17 - Paul C. Gaffney Memorial Lecture: “Choosing Wisely in Pediatrics – Safely Doing Less”

Ricardo A. Quiñonez, MD, FAAP, FHM
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Section Head & Service Chief Pediatric Hospital Medicine, Baylor
College of Medicine, Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston, Texas

Brief Summary of Lecture: Dr. Quiñonez will explore evidence concerning the general overuse of healthcare and discuss its manifestations. Drawing on examples from pediatrics, he will highlight the issues of overdiagnosis and overtreatment. He will also survey current research on the harms of overuse and discuss strategies to mitigate or avoid this issue with pediatric patients.

Start Date: November 30
End Date: November 30
Time: 8-9 a.m.


  • John G. Rangos Sr. Research Center

    Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
    4401 Penn Avenue
    Floor 3 Conference Center
    Pittsburgh, PA 15224