BOMA/Suburban Chicago's Program Committee invites you to attend our 2022 May Members Lunch
May Members Lunch
Thursday, May 19 | 11:30am to 1:30pm
Fountain Blue Banquets & Conference Center
2300 Mannheim Road
Des Plaines, IL 60018
For our May Members Lunch, we would like to take this opportunity to recognize all of our members and show our appreciation for your commitment, passion and involvement with the our organization. We're also excited to have Bruce Lambert, PhD, from Northwestern University present a valuable and thought-provoking discussion on "How Communication Works." We hope you and your team members will join us!
How Communication Works
Communicate with confidence. Know what to say in challenging situations.
Enhance your relationships. Get things done.
Bruce Lambert, PhD
Director, Center for Communication and Health, and Professor, Department of Communication Studies, Northwestern University
Bruce Lambert is a professor in the department of communication studies and the director of the Center for Communication and Health at Northwestern University. His research focuses on health communication, drug name confusion, patient and medication safety, health literacy, health information technology, prescribing behavior, pharmacoepidemiology, pharmaceutical promotion, medical liability reform, and health outcomes associated with provider-patient communication. He is currently the principal investigator on a five-year center grant funded by the U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality to study techniques for optimizing medication safety.
Lambert's publications have appeared in JAMA, The Archives of Internal Medicine, Journal of General Internal Medicine, Medical Care, The American Journal of Epidemiology, Drug Safety, The Journal of Medical Systems, Health Communication, Social Science & Medicine, The American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy, The Drug Information Journal and many others. For his work on predicting and preventing drug name confusion errors, Dr. Lambert received the Best Published Paper Award from the American Pharmaceutical Association in 1997, a Cheers Award from the Institute for Safe Medication Practices, and a Center Director's Special Citation award from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. A faculty member at the University of Illinois at Chicago for twenty-two years, Lambert is a founding member of the UIC Institute for Patient Safety Excellence. He is also president of BLL Consulting, Inc. and Pharm I.R., Inc., firms that specialize in problems that involve health, communication, and technology.
- 11:30am: Registration and networking
- 12:00pm: Opening remarks and sponsors
- 12:30-1:15pm: Presentation
- 1:15-1:30pm: Networking
Fees: This event is free to members. Additional guests from a member building require a fee of $35.00. For non-members, the fee is $50.00. No non-member vendors will be admitted. By selecting the "Check" payment choice, we will send you an invoice.
Food Allergies: Please note any food allergies or restrictions at the time of registration.
Register: The deadline to register end of business Thursday, May 12, 2022.
Attendance: As a professional courtesy, please stay for the entire presentation.
Cancellations: Registrations not cancelled 24 hours in advance of the lunch will be charged.