Quality Improvement Fair Agenda

UTHealth / Memorial Hermann – TMC Quality Symposium

Clinical Safety and Effectiveness 2021 Graduation and Quality Symposium
Friday, May 21, 2021

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Welcome and Opening Remarks
Bela Patel, MD, Vice Dean for Healthcare Quality, UT Health and Regional Chief Medical Officer, Memorial Hermann-TMC

Greg Haralson, Senior Vice President and Chief Executive Officer, Memorial Hermann–TMC

Marissa Kiefer, Senior Vice President and Chief Executive Officer, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital



Keynote Speaker Introduction
Eric Thomas, MD, Director, UTHealth-Memorial Hermann Center for Healthcare Quality and Safety and Associate Dean for Healthcare Quality McGovern Medical School and Co-Director, CS&E Program



Keynote Speaker: “Transforming Academic Medical Centers into Learning Health Systems: Strategies and Challenges”
Leora Horwitz, MD, MHS, Director, Center for Healthcare Innovation and Delivery Science, NYU Langone Health, Director, Division of Healthcare Delivery Science, Department of Population Health Associate Professor, Population Health and Medicine, NYU Grossman School of Medicine





2021 Clinical Safety and Effectiveness Graduates Introduction
Jean McBride, LSSMBB, Co-Director, CS&E Program, Memorial Hermann-TMC

CS&E Class of 2021 Graduation Presentations


CS&E Closing Remarks
Bela Patel, MD




UTHealth Internal Medicine Rapid Fire Presentations Opening Remarks
Luis Ostrosky, MD, Professor and Vice Chairman, Internal Medicine, UTHealth and Medical Director, Epidemiology and Stewardship, Memorial Hermann–TMCInternal Medicine Rapid Fire Presentations


Memorial Hermann – TMC and UTHealth Rapid Fire Presentations Introductions
Jean McBride, LSSMBBRapid Fire Presentations


Award Presentations
UTHealth – Internal Medicine Awards – Luis Ostrosky, MD
UTHealth – Graham Awards in Quality Improvement and Patient Safety – Bela Patel, MD
Memorial Hermann – TMC – Awards in Quality Improvement and Patient Safety – Greg Haralson


Closing Remarks
Jeffrey Katz, MD, Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, Memorial Hermann-TMC