UPMC GMEcast: Quality Improvement and the Integration of Graduate Medical Trainees into UPMC Patient Safety and QI efforts

December 4, 2020

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Quality improvement is an important process during medical training.  This podcast provides program directors and GME faculty with an overview of training and education in the QI process, receiving and understanding data on quality metric and engagement in quality improvement activities. UPMC QI resources are also discussed.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe methods to educate trainees in QI processes
  • Describe methods to engage trainees in departmental QI efforts
  • Identify UPMC QI resources and opportunities for faculty and trainees
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 1.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
08/20/2020
Course expires: 
12/31/2022
Event starts: 
12/04/2020 - 12:27pm
Event ends: 
12/04/2020 - 12:27pm

Speakers:
Andrew Buchert, MD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Medical Director of Clinical Resource Management at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, Associate Medical Director for GME Quality and Safety at the UPMC Wolff Center for Quality, Safety, and Innovation and the Co-Director of GME Quality and Safety for UPMC Medical Education, Pittsburgh, PA

Dennis Phillips, MD, an Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine and Critical Care Medicine, Acting Director of Quality, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, Associate Medical Director for GME Quality and Safety at the Wolff Center and Co-Director of GME Quality and Safety for UPMC Medical Education, Pittsburgh, PA

Melinda Hamilton, MD, MS, Associate Professor of Critical Care Medicine and Pediatrics, Program Director, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Fellowship, Co-Chair, UPMC GME Professional Development Subcommittee, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA
 

Course Directors: 
Greg Bump, MD, Associate Dean, UPMC GME, Designated Institutional Official (DIO), Associate Professor, Internal Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA

Melinda Hamilton, MD, MS, Associate Professor of Critical Care Medicine and Pediatrics, Program Director Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Fellowship, Co-Chair, UPMC GME Professional Development Subcommittee, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA

Julie McCausland, MD, MS, Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine and Medicine, Program Director, Transitional Year Residency Program, Co-Chair, UPMC GME Professional Development Subcommittee, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA

Moderator:
Melinda Hamilton, MD, MS, Associate Professor of Critical Care Medicine and Pediatrics, Program Director Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Fellowship, Co-Chair, UPMC GME Professional Development Subcommittee, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA

Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

No planners, members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

The University of Pittsburgh designates this [replace with applicable format: live, enduring or blended] activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

No members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients to disclose.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 1.00 Attendance
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