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2018 PERF Scientific Session

October 4th, 2018 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Paradise Point Resort & Spa
Sunset Rooms III-IV
CE Units: 7
Keynote speakers:
Dr. Gerd Gigerenzer


Lecture Overview:

Gerd Gigerenzer is Director of the Harding Center for Risk Literacy at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development in Berlin and partner of Simply Rational – The Institute for Decisions. He is former Director of the Adaptive Behavior and Cognition (ABC) Center at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development and at the Max Planck Institute for Psychological Research in Munich, Professor of Psychology at the University of Chicago and John M. Olin Distinguished Visiting Professor, School of Law at the University of Virginia. In addition, he is Member of the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences, the German Academy of Sciences and Honorary Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the American Philosophical Society. He was awarded honorary doctorates from the University of Basel and the Open University of the Netherlands, and is Batten Fellow at the Darden Business School, University of Virginia. Awards for his work include the AAAS Prize for the best article in the behavioral sciences, the Association of American Publishers Prize for the best book in the social and behavioral sciences, the German Psychology Award, and the Communicator Award of the German Research Foundation. His award-winning popular books Calculated Risks, Gut Feelings: The Intelligence of the Unconscious, and Risk Savvy: How to make good decisions have been translated into 21 languages. His academic books include Simple Heuristics That Make Us Smart, Rationality for Mortals, Simply Rational, and Bounded Rationality (with Reinhard Selten, a Nobel Laureate in economics). In Better Doctors, Better Patients, Better Decisions (with Sir Muir Gray) he shows how better informed doctors and patients can improve healthcare while reducing costs. Together with the Bank of England, he is working on the project “Simple heuristics for a safer world.” Gigerenzer has trained U.S. federal judges, German physicians, and top managers in decision making and understanding risks and uncertainties.

Some topics Dr. Gigerenzer will be discussing include:


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This continuing education activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the standards of the ADA Continuing Education Recognition Program (ADA CERP) through joint efforts between CLINICAL RESEARCH FOUNDATION and PACIFIC ENDODONTIC RESEARCH FOUNDATION.

Clinical Research Foundation designates this activity for _7_ continuing education credits.

Contact the Joint Program Providers

Clinical Research Foundation
212 Church Ave. Chula Vista, CA 91910
Ph: 619.420.8696 / Fax: 619.420.6915
mntanaka@att.net
Pacific Endodontic Research Foundation
6235 Lusk Blvd. San Diego, CA 92121
Ph: 858.558.3636 / Fax: 858.558.3633
amy@perfendo.org