Quality Improvement SIG

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7th Annual Advancing Quality Improvement Science for Children's Health Care Research Conference
May 5, 2017
Marriott Marquis, San Francisco California

Meeting Program

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

SIG Name: Quality Improvement Special Interest Group

Co-chairs: Ricardo Quinonez, Baylor College of Medicine,
Alex Kemper, Duke University

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
  3. Support the annual Pre-PAS QI conference


Annual summary:
Our SIG activities were mostly centered on our presentation for the Pediatric Academic Societies meeting. This year we had a very well attended SIG meeting regarding pediatric readmissions and quality improvement efforts aimed at improving readmissions throughout the country. A panel of national experts discussed their research and ways to collaborate on this effort.

Several or our SIG members also serve as organizers and/or faculty at the annual pre-PAS Quality Improvement meeting.

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Current SIG Co-Chairs:

Alex Kemper, MD, MPH, MS
700 Children’s Drive, FB3143
Columbus, OH 43205
Phone: (614) -72-3066

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



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