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QIPS Resident Quality & Safety Award

Established in 2010, the QIPS Resident Quality & Patient Safety Award is presented to a resident or residents with outstanding innovations in advancing quality and/or patient safety. There were many applicants this year, and several displayed a remarkable ability to impact quality and safety.  Projects were evaluated based on criteria that included overall importance of the project, innovation, approach, and applicability to the practice of emergency medicine.

The following projects: “Pardon the Interruption(s)—Enabling a Safer Emergency Department Sign-Out,” and “Airway and Sedation Quality Improvement in the Emergency Department,” were ranked highest by the evaluation committee and are the recipients of the 2014 Resident Quality Improvement & Patient Safety Award.  

 

2014 Resident Quality Improvement & Patient Safety Award Recipients

Pardon the Interruption(s)—Enabling a Safer Emergency Department Sign-Out
By Ryan Thompson, MD
University of Wisconsin Emergency Medicine

Airway and Sedation Quality Improvement in the Emergency Department
By the Airway & Procedural Sedation Quality Committee
Northwestern University Emergency Medicine

Honorable Mention

Trauma Team Training (T3)
By Jason A. Murray, MD
University of Michigan / St. Joseph Mercy Emergency Medicine
 

 

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