EM1610F "Quality Improvement in 2016: Putting Faculty in Charge of the Quality of Care" (IM GR-101416)

To describe effective strategies to engage academic medicine faculty members in continuous quality improvement as an essential component of their clinical care, teaching and research missions.

Target Audience

UT Southwestern faculty, fellows, residents and medical students, community physicians, nurse clinicians, physician assistants and nurses.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the participant should be able to:

  • Describe the role of standardization of care processes in moving medicine from a craft based to a profession based approach to care.
  • Define one or more specific obstacles to engaging faculty members in quality improvement.
  • Describe the role of standardized processes in improving care, and how faculty members can develop these processes as components of their academic mission.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA
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Mark L. Zeidel, M.D.
Herrman Ludwig Blumgart Professor of Medicine
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center – Boston, MA
Visiting Professor for the Division of Nephrology

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA


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