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Hello Spring!

Times flies and Louisville Lectures has had quite the year already. For the past few months we’ve been working hard to start and continue new adventures with Little Lectures, but we’d like to take a moment to give special attention to our first Internal Medicine Lectures. Spring is here and we’d like to highlight some of our favorite Allergy & Immunology Lectures. Check them out!

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2018: a recap

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Happy New Year!

Louisville Lectures would like to wish everyone a happy new year! 2018 has been a year of new beginnings, all thanks to you! Because of you, we have expanded into Little Lectures provided by our residents, with more to come. We have also added our PulmCC blog, run by the Pulmonary & Critical Care Division here at the University of Louisville. We hope to continute to provide free open access medical education in the upcoming years.

Thank you, and stay tuned! We have a lot planned for 2019. Here’s a hint: procedures.


Louisville Lectures

Catch up on some of our most recent lectures! 


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Safe and Effective Hospital Discharges with Dr. Charlene Mitchell

In this presentation, Dr. Mitchell discusses discharge-related risks, appropriateness for discharge, and elements of the discharge process.  Dr. Mitchell emphasizes that dangerous events happen commonly, involving medications, test results, and poor communication and/or follow-ups. However, with a clear understanding for the process, these are mostly preventable. 

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Coordinating Safe Discharges with Dr. Mitchell

In this lecture, Dr. Mitchell discusses the process of discharge and the surprising complexities that surround getting a patient home safely and with information that they and their primary care physician can understand. She addresses the overall Medicare re-admission statistics in the US and ways that systems based medicine projects could be undertaken to improve patient care.

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