Addressing Social and Behavioral Drivers of Prescribing

The fourth session in our series addresses how social and behavioral science principles affect antibiotic stewardship. Speakers highlight social factors’ impact on antibiotic prescribing and share practical, evidence based strategies that address these factors.

Presenters are Rita Mangione-Smith, Vice President for Research and Health Care Innovation at Kaiser Permanente Washington and Executive Director of Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute (KPWHRI), and Julie Szymczak, Assistant Professor of Epidemiology and Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine.