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The Center for Health Design


It's Not Too Late to Get Registered for Next Week's
Emergency Department Workshop

June 19-20, 2014
American Institute of Architects
130 Sutter Street, San Francisco, CA


Workshop Agenda

Join us at The Emergency Department - Considerations for Innovation & Strategic Design workshop and obtain insight into optimal patient flow, researched-based process, design interventions and strategies that improve clinical outcomes, quality of care, and patient safety and satisfaction.

Featured Faculty

  • James J. Augustine MD, FACEP, Director of Clinical Operations at Emergency Medicine Physicians, Vice President of the ED Benchmarking Alliance, Executive Editor ED Management
  • J. Stephen Bohan, MD, MS, FACP, FACEP, Executive Vice Chair and Clinical Director, Emergency Medicine; Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
  • Frank Zilm, D.Arch., FAIA, FACHA, Chester Dean Lecturer, University of Kansas School of Architecture, Design, and Planning

We would like to thank our workshop sponsors:

This Workshop is produced by The Center for Health Design Pebble-in-Practice Initiative, in conjunction with The MedStar Health Institute for Innovation (MI2), and the represented faculty.

Esteemed Facility Guidelines Experts to Speak at
Boston Networking Reception & Educational Session 

You are invited to come, meet and connect with CHD Affiliate members and the regional healthcare design community in Boston on:

Wednesday, June 25, 2014
4:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Red Thread Showroom
22 Boston Wharf Road
Boston, MA 02210

This event is FREE to CHD Affiliate Members, Sponsors and Sponsor Guests - please RSVP here.  Other professionals can attend for a small donation of $40.

An educational session, worth one EDAC/AIA CEU titled: "Healthcare Acoustics--New Guidelines for Better Outcomes and Experiences" will be presented by the team who led the development of the new 2014 Facility Guidelines at 4:30 p.m:

  • David Sykes, ASA, Executive Chair, Co-Founder, Acoustics Group
  • Kurt Rockstroh, FAIA, President/CEO of SBA Architects, FGI Chair
  • William Cavanaugh, AIA, FASA, Co-Founder, Acoustics Group

More information including learning objectives can be found here.

We would like to thank our sponsors:


 New EDAC Exam Prep Videos to be Previewed at Upcoming
EDAC Exam Summer Study Sessions

Get prepared for the EDAC Exam with two online Summer Study Sessions featuring the new EDAC Exam Prep Videos, followed by a live Q&A session with EDAC experts. The videos correspond to the three EDAC Study Guides, highlighting how to apply an evidence-based process to the design and development of healthcare settings, including measuring and reporting results.   

There are two ways to sign up for these study sessions:

  • Register for the EDAC Exam between May 15 and July 15, 2014 and get FREE access to one online EDAC Exam Study Session.
    Login instructions will be emailed to new EDAC Exam registrants.

  • Already registered for the EDAC Exam but want to attend a summer study session?  You can sign up to attend one session for $75 by clicking on one of the dates below. Login instructions will be emailed once purchase is complete.

EDAC Exam Online Summer Study Session Dates

 July 22, 2014, 3:00 – 5:30 pm EDT

August 14, 2014, 3:00 – 5:30 pm EDT


Reservations Due Tomorrow for Second Annual Landscape Architecture Awards
This year's submissions can include both exterior and interior landscape architecture projects.  Reservations due June 13, 2014, presentations due June 30, 2014.  More here


Healthcare Environment Awards Now Accepting Project Submissions
Submit your new or renovated healthcare facility design to the Healthcare Environment Awards by July 3, 2014. The first place winner receives one compli-mentary registration to the annual Healthcare Design conference. More here.

RIBA Architects for Health -  Essay Competition
The RIBA Journal is  partnering with
tects for Health on an important new writing prize: one aimed specifically at encouraging new design thinking in the
health sector, and open to all. Entries due September 1, 2014. Read more here.


New FGI Guidelines for Residential Care Facilities
A new FGI Guidelines document of standards
for the design and construction of residential healthcare and support facilities is now available.  More here.


Join the CHD Affiliate Members Community
Affiliate members now receive a FREE annual digital subscription to Research Design Connections with a database of more than 1,800 articles.  Learn more about the benefits of membership, here.

Get the Strategic Research Support and Expertise You Need
The Center's Research Advisory Services allows healthcare organizations, the design industry and product manufacturers access to quick and timely research advice and project management support.  Learn more here,


About Us:
The Center for Health Design is a nonprofit 501c(3) whose mission is to transform healthcare environments for a healthier, safer world through design research, education and advocacy.

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