Quality & Safety

Teaching Quality Improvement and Patient Safety in the Context of Everyday Clinical Work

12 pm to 1 pm, September 18, 2014

This workshop will help faculty teach and model basic Quality Improvement and Patient Safety (QI/PS) principles to identify and solve problems in everyday clinical work. Faculty are the most important teachers in this environment and having faculty teach basic problem identification and solving is increasingly important as national and academic priorities emphasize improving the safety, quality, and efficiency of healthcare.

Facilitated by Rishi Bakshi, DO.

AAMC Certificate in Teaching Quality Improvement and Patient Safety

1 pm, October 21, 2014 to 4 pm, October 22, 2014

This workshop will be offered on-site at the University of Michigan Medical School.

The goal of AAMC’s "Teaching for Quality" initiative is to ensure that every medical school and teaching hospital in the U.S. has access to faculty who are ready, able and willing to engage in and lead education in quality improvement, patient safety, and the reduction of excess healthcare costs.

Quality Improvement: 101 - Part I

12 pm to 1 pm, June 02, 2015

Quality 101 is a 2 part workshop. Session 1 will introduce the fundamental concepts of quality improvement (QI). During this session, faculty will learn basic Lean concepts and how to problem solve in their local healthcare environments. In Session 2, faculty will be instructed in the processes of initiating a QI project and in creating a QI project that will be eligible for Maintenance of Certification (MOC) – Part IV credit. (Attendees may register for either or both sessions.)

 

Following Session 1, you will be able to:

 

Quality Improvement: 101 - Part II

11 am to 1 pm, June 30, 2015

Quality 101 is a 2 part workshop. Session 1 will introduce the fundamental concepts of quality improvement (QI). During this session, participants will learn basic Lean concepts and how to problem solve in their local healthcare environments. In Session 2, faculty will be instructed in the processes of initiating a QI project and in creating a QI project that will be eligible for Maintenance of Certification (MOC) – Part IV credit. (Attendees may register for either or both sessions.)

Following Session 2, you will:

Disparities in Cancer Care and the Role of Intersectionality in Understanding Vulnerability and Resilience

8 am to 9 am, January 10, 2017

This will be the first Health Disparities Research Seminar, sponsored by the Cancer Center and Office of Health Equity and Inclusion. Ken Resnikow, who is responsible for coordinating the Cancer Center effort in health disparities, and David Brown, Associate Dean for Health Equity and Inclusion, will say a few words to open the seminar. Jennifer Griggs, M.D., M.P.H. will be our first speaker. Dr.

A3 Problem Solving for Physician Leaders

7 am to 12 pm, September 19, 2017

This workshop is a two-part course; the first will be on Tuesday, September 19th, and the second on Tuesday, October 10th. Both sessions will be from 8AM - 12PM in the BSRB Seminar Rooms. Plan to attend both half-days, and to spend an additional half day between sessions working independently on your problem.

When it comes to diagnosing and treating their patients, most physicians are superb problem solvers. But can they apply this rigorous scientific thinking to all aspects of their work?

Smarter, Faster, Stronger, Longer: Sleep Optimization for Busy Medical Faculty

1 pm to 3 pm, December 11, 2017

This session will present the role of sleep and fatigue in cognitive and physical performance. We will delineate the sleep and circadian 'thieves' that impair our daily functioning and discuss easily implemented behaviors to enhance sleep, energy, and performance.

Facilitators: 
Jonathan Barkham, MD, Clinical Instructor of Internal Medicine and Neurology
Cathy Goldstein, MD, Assistant Professor of Neurology

Objectives: