19239, Excellence in Quality Improvement Principles (EQuIP) - Cohort 6, September 11, 2019

West Allis, WI US
September 11, 2019

Excellence in Quality Improvement Principles (EQuIP) is a hands-on, project-based improvement training course. The purpose of the EQuIP course is to provide physicians, healthcare professionals, other clinicians, and administrative leaders with the knowledge and skills required to lead breakthrough improvement initiatives. Additionally, the course will promote sustained individual involvement in significant improvement initiatives to enhance a culture of continuous improvement and organizational learning. This is a pragmatic course, emphasizing the application of improvement and change management tools and methods. EQuIP training will be held over the course of eight months with 6 in person learning sessions and application of learning through a quality improvement project in between sessions. 

Target Audience

Physicians, Advanced Practice Providers

Learning Objectives

  • Apply standard quality improvement principles and tools through the execution of a quality improvement project.
  • Demonstrate this application to their peers, course faculty, and project sponsors through formal course report outs and project presentations at course completion.
Additional information


Kim Fuentes
Phone Number: 
+1 (414) 266-6982
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 7.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 7.00 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
09/11/2019 - 7:30am CDT
Event ends: 
09/11/2019 - 4:00pm CDT
 CHW-Summit Place - Michigan Conf.
8:00 AMImprovement Work at CHW (Spahr)
8:15 AM
8:30 AM
8:45 AM
9:15 AMUnderstanding Systems and Processes (Spahr/Pouzar/ Miranda)
9:30 AM
9:45 AM
10:00 AM
10:15 AM
10:30 AM
10:45 AM
11:00 AM
11:30 AM
11:45 AMUnderstanding Systems and Processes Continued
12:00 PM
12:30 PM
12:45 PM
1:00 PM
1:15 PM
1:30 PM
2:00 PMMeasurement Plans/Using Data to Inform Decisions (Maletta and Saudek)
2:15 PM
2:30 PM
2:45 PM
3:00 PM
3:15 PM
3:30 PMTeam Time
3:45 PM
4:00 PMWrap Up
Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
6737 W. Washington St.
Summit Place - Michigan Conference Room
West Allis, WI 53214
United States


  • Rhonda Ackerman, MS, CSW
  • Jenny Andres, MBA, BSN, RN
  • Maria Beyer, BA      
  • Holly Colby, RN, MS        
  • Catherine Ferguson, MD
  • Matthew Gray, MD, MS
  • Julie Lavoie, MSN, MS, RN, CPN, RD, CSP, CD
  • Sandy Maher Johnson, BS, MHA   
  • Michael McCormick, MD       
  • Mary Beth Miranda, MS, RN, CLSSB        
  • Julie Panepinto, MD
  • Robert Rohloff, MD
  • David Saudek, MD, Assistant Professor, Pediatric Cardiology
  • Cecille Sulman, MD
  • Martin Wakeham, MD, FAAP
  • Erin Yale Horwitz, MM, FACHE


  • Carlos Artiles, Performance Improvement Specialist III
  • Catherine Burns, BA               
  • Matthew Gray, MD, MS
  • Molly Havas, MBA, PMP
  • Nancy Korom, MSN, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN
  • Sandy Maher-Johnson, BS, MHA
  • Lisa Makowski, Master in Labor & Human Resources (MLHR); Certified Prosci Change Mgmt Practitioner
  • Krisytn Maletta
  • Mary Beth Miranda, MS, RN, CLSSB        
  • Jaclyn Moeller, PharmD, RPh, BCPS, BCPPS
  • Sarah Pouzar, MS/MBA, RN NEA-BC
  • Robert Rohloff, MD
  • David Saudek, MD
  • Chris Spahr, MD
  • Julie Sperka, BA

The persons in control of content have NO relevant financial relationships to disclose.

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

The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 7.0 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.

Available Credit

  • 7.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 7.00 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.


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