1. Quality Improvement in Surgery.- 2. The science of quality improvement.- 3. Measuring Surgical Quality.- 4. Are you capable of providing high quality care?.- 5. Surgical Quality Improvement: Local quality improvement.- 6. How to address a quality problem.- 7. Barriers and pitfalls in quality improvement.- 8. Conflict Resolution.- 9. Teaching quality improvement.- 10. Is 'quality science' human subjects research?.- 11. Academic careers in quality improvement.- 12. National Quality Improvement: Federal Regulation, Public Reporting, and the Surgeon.- 13. The public perception of quality improvement in surgery.
Rachel R. Kelz, MD MSCE
Associate Professor of SurgeryAssociate Program Director, General Surgery Residency Program ACS NSQIP, Surgeon Champion Department of Surgery Center for Surgery and Health Economics University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine