Program Description: 
  • Outline course and Goals
  • What is Quality
  • Who Killed Julie Thao? - Root cause and systems thinking
  •  Research vs Quality Improvement
  • Guidelines for projects

Assignments due for this session:

  • Pre-test
  • IHI module PS 100, lessons 1 & 2; QI 101, lessons 1 & 2
  • Readings from Julie Thao case

ACCME Accreditation Statement:

The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement:

The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.0  AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Hours of Participation for Allied Health Care Professionals
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 3.0  hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.  

Target audience: 

Learners are faculty at MCW in a variety of medical disciplines with responsibilities for teaching, research and direct patient care.

Learning objectives: 
  • To develop selected faulty to function as institutional leaders in the teaching of patient safety and quality.
Faculty & credentials: 
Planners and Speakers:
Geof Lamb, MD - Professor of Medicine and Associate Director for the Joint Qualtiy Office - Froedtert & Medical College of Wisconsin
Jerome VanRuiswyk, MD - Professor of Medicine and Sterring Committee member of the Quality Improvment/Patient Safety Pathway - Medical College of Wisconsin
Barabara Connelly - Director of Risk Management, GME
Catherine Ferguson, MD - Assistant Professor, Pediatric Emergency Medicine
None of the persons in control of content have any relevant financial relationships to disclose.



Cecelia Cross
Phone number: 
+1 (414) 955-3161
Session date: 
10/28/2013 - 1:30pm to 4:30pm CDT
The Medical College of Wisconsin
8701 Watertown Plank Road
Milwaukee, WI 53226-0509
United States
  • 3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 3.00 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.

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