EIN 45-2670824

Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine (SIDM)

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The Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine catalyzes and leads change to improve diagnosis and eliminate harm from diagnostic error, in partnership with patients, their families, the healthcare community and every interested stakeholder.
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Program areas at SIDM

Diagnostic error in Medicine (dem) conferences To provide platforms To present the latest research, policy initiatives on diagnostic quality, safety, and network with international peers active in the field. The conferences include multi-disciplinary speakers from a range of scientific domains involved in improving Diagnosis, including psychology, medical education, clinical and laboratory Medicine, human factors engineering, epidemiology, informatics, and quality and safety research.
Coalition with leading health organizations and government agencies involved in patient care working together To find solutions that enhance diagostic safety and quality, reduce harm, and ultimately, ensure better outcomes for patients.
Promote diagnostic training and error awarness and initiate the research required To find solutions.

Grants made by SIDM

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Johns Hopkins University (JHU)Medical Research$40,000
Northwestern UniversityMedical Research$40,000

Who funds Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine (SIDM)

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Gordon E and Betty I Moore FoundationTo Support A Small Grants Program Administered By the Society To Improve Diagnosis in Medicine To Catalyze Innovation in Diagnostic Excellence.$1,917,662
Gordon E and Betty I Moore FoundationIn Support of A National Awareness and Engagement Campaign for Diagnostic Safety and Quality Primarily Targeting Healthcare Systems and Clinicians.$1,088,248
Gordon E and Betty I Moore FoundationTo Support the Development of A Sustainable Funding Strategy for the Society To Improve Diagnosis in Medicine.$335,009
...and 6 more grants received

Personnel at SIDM

Paul L. EpnerChief Executive Officer$180,000
Lorie SlassDirector of Marketing and Communications / Vice President of Marketing and Comm$142,875
Cathy PetersonGlobal Head of Innovations$116,888
Deborah BarnardDirector of Development$103,569
Dana SiegalDirector of Patient Safety$0
...and 4 more key personnel

Financials for SIDM

RevenuesFYE 06/2020
Total grants, contributions, etc.$5,639,027
Program services$439,309
Investment income and dividends$33,977
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$6,112,313

Form 990s for SIDM

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2020-062021-05-18990View PDF
2019-062021-02-09990View PDF
2018-062019-06-19990View PDF
2017-062018-04-10990View PDF
2016-062017-07-13990View PDF
...and 3 more Form 990s
Data update history
July 22, 2022
Received grants
Identified 1 new grant, including a grant for $10,000 from The Chicago Community Trust
January 5, 2022
Updated personnel
Identified 1 new personnel
September 28, 2021
Received grants
Identified 8 new grant, including a grant for $1,917,662 from Gordon E and Betty I Moore Foundation
August 22, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2019
July 8, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2020
Nonprofit Types
Social advocacy organizationsProfessional associationsDisease-focused nonprofitsCharities
HealthEducationHuman servicesMedical disciplinesPublic safetyPublic policy
Political advocacyConducts researchLobbyingTax deductible donations
General information
909 Davis St No 500
Evanston, IL 60201
Metro area
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI
Website URL
(518) 556-1267
Facebook page
Twitter profile
IRS details
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Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
G90: Medical Disciplines
NAICS code, primary
813319: Social Advocacy Organizations
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