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Medicine Grand Rounds- Dr. Matthew Nielsen presents: ” Hiding in Plain Sight: Prostate Cancer and Health Equity.”
June 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Matthew Nielsen, MD MS FACS is The John Sloan Rhodes and John Flint Rhodes Distinguished Professor and Chair for the UNC Department of Urology. His clinical practice focused on urologic oncology dovetails with his research in medical decision-making, cancer care quality and treatment outcomes, nationally recognized by the Rising Stars in Urology Research Award. In 2018, he was recognized as a Young Urologist of the Year by the American Urological Association.
Dr. Nielsen is also actively engaged in quality improvement and patient safety efforts as Associate Director of the UNC Institute for Healthcare Quality Improvement and UNC Faculty Physicians’ Director of Quality. He serves the AUA as Chair of the Quality Improvement and Patient Safety Committee and Chair of the Science and Quality Council. He has also served on the American College of Physicians High-Value Care Task Force and Performance Measurement Committee. In 2019, he was appointed to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Technical Expert Panel for the CMS Quality Measure Development Plan and Quality Measure Index