June 6 - 7, 2013
InterContinental Chicago O'Hare
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The Fifth Annual AAMC Integrating Quality Meeting
is a highly interactive, interprofessional program that brings together health care leaders, faculty, educators, trainees and students from teaching hospitals, medical schools, health professions schools, and other health care organizations to share strategies for enhancing the culture of quality in clinical care and health professions education. Teams that lead these efforts are encouraged to attend together.
The 2013 meeting has again been planned in partnership with the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN), American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM), American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP), American Dental Education Association (ADEA), Association of Schools of Public Health (ASPH), and the Physician Assistant Education Association (PAEA).
Program Overview & Keynote Speakers
The 2013 program will feature two keynote speakers, who are experts in the field of quality improvement, patient safety, and transforming health care delivery systems and interprofessional teams to drive increased value across the health care organization:
• Peter Pronovost
, M.D., Ph.D., FCCM, Senior Vice President for Patient Safety and Quality and Director of the Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality, Johns Hopkins Medicine ( Day 1)
• Gary Kaplan
, MD, Chairman and CEO of the Virginia Mason Health System (Day 2)
This highly interactive program will also include poster sessions, interactive workshops, and plenary sessions focused on the following topics:
• Innovative approaches to increasing value and educating for quality
• Aligning organizational quality strategy for health reform and changes in the regulatory environment
• Team based and interprofessional approaches to quality improvement
• Student and trainee initiatives in quality improvement and patient safety
• Faculty development and scholarly careers in quality improvement & implementation science
We hope you will join us for this unique program to network and exchange ideas and strategies with colleagues from across health care who are working to advance quality and patient safety efforts both locally and nationally.
Program: Meaghan Quinn, firstname.lastname@example.org
Meeting Logistics: Brian James, email@example.com
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|Continuing Education Credit
||This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and the Association of American Medical Colleges. The University of California, San Diego School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians and AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ as equivalent CE or CEU as long as the topic is in the applicant’s field or discipline. A Certificate of Attendance will be available on-site for non-MDs who wish to claim CE credits for the meeting. If you are unsure whether your attendance at the meeting can be used towards certification or re-licensure, we suggest you check with your governing body (note that many credentialing bodies accept the AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ as equivalent CE or CEU as long as the topic is in the applicant’s field or discipline).
Jointly sponsored by the AAMC and the University of California San Diego, School of Medicine Course Description:
The Fifth Annual AAMC Integrating Quality Meeting: Improving Value and Educating for Quality has been planned again in partnership with the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN), American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM), the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP), the American Dental Education Association (ADEA), the Association of Schools of Public Health (ASPH), and the Physician Assistant Education Association (PAEA).
The program features strategies for implementing interprofessional and integrative approaches to quality improvement and patient safety across the continuum of health professions education and clinical care in academic health centers. The meeting format includes plenary sessions, interactive workshops, poster sessions, and opportunities for clinical leaders, faculty, educators, trainees and students to network and share strategies for advancing quality and patient safety initiative in their organizations.
Themes for the 2013 program include: innovative approaches to improving value and educating for quality; aligning organizational quality strategies for health reform and changes in the regulatory environment; team based and interprofessional approaches to quality improvement; student and trainee initiatives in quality improvement and patient safety; and faculty development and scholarly careers in quality improvement and implementation science.
MD/DOs, all specialties
Public Health Professionals
Faculty and Educators
Students and Trainees
At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to: • Evaluate and apply effective clinical, educational and research strategies for improved quality, patient safety, and value in academic medical centers that are aligned with changes in the external environment (e.g. regulatory and policy, accreditation requirements, etc.) Design effective strategies for building team based and interprofessional approaches to clinical quality improvement. • Implement initiatives, courses or training programs that integrate concepts of quality improvement, patient safety, care delivery transformation, and value into health professions education across the continuum, including undergraduate, advanced learners, and practicing clinicians.
Needs Assessment/Practice Gaps:
A planning committee comprised of AAMC staff, members from the AAMC Integrating Quality Steering Committee, and representatives from each of the partner health professions’ organizations planned the meeting. The high-level themes and keynote speakers were identified based on feedback from this group, evaluations from previous IQ Meetings, and national trends in quality, patient safety and performance improvement. Much of the content for this meeting is driven by a call for abstracts for presentations, workshops and posters, which were evaluated and selected by the planning committee.
Credit Designation Statement:
The University of California, San Diego School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 10.75 credits AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Cultural and Linguistic Competency:
Cultural and Linguistic Competency:
California Assembly Bill 1195 requires continuing medical education activities with patient care components to include curriculum in the subjects of cultural and linguistic competency. It is the intent of the bill, which went into effect on July 1, 2006, to encourage physicians and surgeons, CME providers in the state of California, and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to meet the cultural and linguistic concerns of a diverse patient population through appropriate professional development. The planners, speakers and authors of this CME activity have been encouraged to address issues relevant in their topic area.