April 13, 2021 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Harvard Surgical HSR Speaker Series: Fabian Johnston, MD, MHS |Dissemination and Implementation Research in Palliative Care: How do we get Back to the Future?
Date: April 13, 2021
Time: 5:00-6:00 p.m. EST
The Center for Surgery and Public Health in collaboration with Massachusetts General Hospital’s (MGH’s) Codman Center, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center’s (BIDMC’s) FIRST program, and Boston Children’s Hospital, showcases Health Services Research (HSR) experts from across the Harvard Campus and all over the country as part of the Harvard Surgical HSR Speaker Series.
The goals of the Harvard Surgical HSR speaker series are to share research methods and findings, disseminate best practices, and identify potential shared interests and areas of collaboration. Held once a month, for a total of 6-9 over the course of the year, these seminars are open to the public, but will be most relevant to academic surgeons, residents, researchers, students and collaborators across the Harvard community.
Fabian M. Johnston, M.D., M.H.S. is an Associate Professor in the Department of Surgery at Johns Hopkins University where is also serves as Chief of the Section of Gastrointestinal Surgical Oncology, Director of the Peritoneal Surface Malignancy Program and Program Director of the Complex General Surgical Oncology Program. Dr. Johnston received his undergraduate degree from the State University of New York at Stony Brook and medical degree from The Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine. He completed residences between the Louisiana State University School of Medicine and Washington University in St. Louis. He completed his Complex General Surgical Oncology fellowship at the Johns Hopkins University. Here is also earned a Masters in Health Sciences at the Bloomberg School of Public Health and a certificate in Patient Safety and Quality through the Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality. Dr. Johnston is funded through an Agency for Health Care Research and Quality K08 career award and as a coinvestigator on multiple PCORI awards. He has authored over 120 publications and 14 book chapters. fabian
Dr. Johnston’s research interest include utilization of highly innovative and novel strategies for the implementation of patient-centered models of care to improve utilization of palliative care amongst patients with advanced gastrointestinal malignancies. Through this he hopes to advance effective care to lessen suffering in vulnerable oncology patients and families, while simultaneously leading improvement of health care quality, costs, experiences and outcomes.Fabian Johnston Flyer