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Cassi Frank Publishes Guide for Thrombosis Patients, First Spanish Translation in Vascular Medicine

July 13, 2023

Cassi Frank, MMSc, PA-C, physician assistant in the Division of Hematology, published educational materials for patients with newly diagnosed venous thromboembolism in Vascular Medicine. The article was also published in Spanish, a first in the history of the journal, to reach an unmet need in the Spanish-speaking community. These educational materials are freely available to … Read more

IHQI Associate Director Recognized As A Friend of Nursing

July 5, 2023

Lavinia Kolarczyk, MD, FASA was recently recognized as a Friend of Nursing. This award is given to a physician or advance care provider that has exemplified interdisciplinary collaboration and has been recognized by nursing staff for their exceptional partnership and contributions to nursing.  “Lavinia is a true friend of nursing, she demonstrated the One Great … Read more

CLQS student presents poster at the Society for Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology

June 7, 2023

Congratulations to Brittany Cureton, MPH who presented her poster “Improving Cesarean Hemorrhage Through the Use of a Protocolized Checklist; a Quality Improvement Initiative” at the Society for Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology (SOAP) during May 2023 in New Orleans. Brittany was a student of CLQS Cohort #7 and was mentored by Johanna Quist-Nelson, MD and Liz … Read more

IHQI Scholar presents at Society of General Internal Medicine

June 5, 2023

Congratulations to Dr. Claire West, MD for presenting the poster of her IHQI Improvement Scholars project “Expanding Outpatient Access to OUD Treatment in Academic Internal Medicine: A QI Story” at the SGIM conference in Aurora, CO in May. Dr. West was a cohort 8 (2021-2022) IHQI Improvement Scholar. 

Grand Rounds – Dr. Steve Pantilat

May 6, 2022

Dr. Steve Pantilat is an internationally-recognized expert in Palliative Care and Board Chair for the Palliative Care Quality Collaborative, a national organization dedicated to improving the quality of care for seriously ill people and their families. “When we or our loved ones become seriously ill, many of us don’t know where to turn, the questions … Read more