On May 20, 2021, the AMA held a webinar in the AMA STEPS Forward™ series: "Adopting OpenNotes."
The webinar addressed common clinician concerns and provided guidance on best practices for sharing clinical notes with patients.
Catherine DesRoches, DrPH Executive director, OpenNotes; associate professor of medicine, Harvard Medical School
Catherine (Cait) is an associate professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and a distinguished health services researcher with expertise in emerging trends in health care delivery. She came to OpenNotes from Mathematica Policy Research, a national firm with extensive expertise in social policy research, where she was a senior fellow, and the Mongan Institute for Health Policy at Massachusetts General Hospital.
A graduate of the University of Massachusetts, School of Public Health, and the Joseph P. Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University, where she received her doctoral degree, Cait has held research and faculty positions at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Simmons College of Social Work, and Harvard Medical School. Much of her work has focused on electronic health record adoption and organizational change.