Quality Improvement SIG

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6th Annual Advancing Quality Improvement Science for Children's Health Care Research Conference
April 29, 2016
Hilton Baltimore
Baltimore, MD

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Past Events

Enhancing Implementation Science Seminar
Was held: Thursday, June 9 12:00pm-1:00pm ET
Evaluation Examples and Guidance for Study Design
by Carol VanDeusen Lukas, Ed.D. and Brian Mittman, Ph.D.

HERC Health Economics Seminar
Was Held: Wednesday, June 8 2:00pm-3:15pm ET
Is Physician Organization Related to Efficiency and Patient Outcomes?
by Todd Wagner, Ph.D.

David Cooperberg Integrating EBM and QI Education Curricula Materials

Annual Report

Co-chairs: Ricardo Quinonez, Baylor College of Medicine, (Term end 2017)
Alex Kemper, Duke University (Term end 2017)

SIG purpose/mission: To promote, support and highlight quality improvement within the Academic Pediatric Association

Current SIG goals:

  1. Increase membership engagement
  2. Partner with other SIGs for collaboration opportunities

Annual summary:
Our SIG activities were mostly centered on our presentation for the Pediatric Academic Societies meeting. We partnered with the SIG for Complex Care and developed a 3 hour seminar on "Using Quality Improvement in the Care of Children with Medical Complexity". The presentation had 2 main parts: John Gordon presented the development and evaluation using PDSA cycles of a Complex Care program and Arti Desai presented the development and evaluation of quality indicators for children with Medical Complexity. Our SIG session was well attended with close to 100 attendees and initial evaluations show that it was very well received.

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Current SIG Co-Chairs:

Alex Kemper, MD, MPH, MS
PO Box 17969
Durham, NC 27715
Phone: (919) 668-8038

Ricardo Quinonez, MD
1102 Bates Avenue
Houston, TX 77030
Phone: (832) -82-5447



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