Advancing Quality in Pediatrics Symposium

Chicago, IL US
October 4, 2018
This inaugural symposium at the University of Chicago aims to explore the spectrum of quality improvement and its impact in pediatrics spanning the domains of Safe, Timely, Effective, Efficient, Equitable, and Patient-Centered (STEEEP) care. In addition, speakers are asked to consider the impact QI can play in creating a healthier childhood. Speakers will use their experience for improvement projects and research to inform the audience of the potential QI growth in pediatrics over the next decade.
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Target Audience

This activity is designed for physicians and other healthcare professionals interested in the domains of care quality in pediatrics.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the learner will be able to:

  • Describe the role of providers in creating a higher quality health care system for children;
  • Recognize the impact of quality improvement at several system levels of pediatric care;
  • Identify opportunities for using quality tools or applying quality principles in practice.
Additional information
ACGME/ABMS Core Competencies: 
Patient Care and Procedural Skills
Medical Knowledge
Systems-based Practice
For more information, please contact:
CME Coordinator Contact Name: 
Ajanta Patel, MD
CME Coordinator Contact Phone:
Available credit: 
  • 5.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 5.75 Participation
Event starts: 
10/04/2018 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
10/04/2018 - 5:30pm
Activity opens: 
Activity expires: 

*Agenda subject to change.

The University of Chicago Medicine
860 E 59th St
Billings Auditorium, P-117
Chicago, IL 60637
United States
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 The University of Chicago reserves the right to cancel or postpone this conference due to unforeseen circumstances. In the unlikely event this activity must be cancelled or postponed, the registration fee will be refunded; however, The University of Chicago is not responsible for any related costs, charges, or expenses to participants, including fees assessed by airline/travel/lodging agencies.

  Ajanta Patel, MD
  Assistant Professor of Medicine
  University of Chicago Medicine



Disclosure Declarations
As a provider accredited by the ACCME, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine asks everyone who is in a position to control the content of an education activity to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. This includes any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by or used on patients. The ACCME defines “relevant financial relationships” as financial relationships in any amount occurring within the past 12 months, including financial relationships of a spouse or life partner that could create a conflict of interest. Mechanisms are in place to identify and resolve any potential conflict of interest prior to the start of the activity.

Additionally, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine requires authors to identify investigational products or off-label uses of products regulated by the US Food and Drug Administration, at first mention and where appropriate in the content.

Physician Credit
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Other Health Professions Credit
Nurses and other healthcare professionals will receive a Certificate of Participation. For information on the applicability and acceptance of Certificates of Participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME, please consult your professional licensing board.
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