December 7, 2018

U-M Heads to the 2018 Conference on Practice Improvement

Department faculty are descending on Tampa, Fla. this week for the annual Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Conference on Practice Improvement.


Department posters and presentations include:

  • Family Medicine Prenatal and Obstetric Documentation Improvement Initiative by Laura E.A. Heinrich, M.D.
  • Leaders in Family Medicine: Creating a Longitudinal Quality Improvement Curriculum for Family Medicine Residents by Anna R. Laurie, M.D., Christina L. Chiang, M.D., and Jenna B. Greenberg, M.D.
  • Finding a New Path: Moving a Clinic Toward Behavioral Integration to Improve Patient Care and Resident Teaching by Thomas W. Bishop, Psy.D., M.A., and Jill N. Fenske, M.D.
  • Getting Things Done: The Benefit of Site-Based Project Management by Kathryn M. Harmes, M.D., M.H.S.A. and Anne L. Kittendorf, M.D.
  • Brighter Futures: Changing Office Flow to Improve Well-Child Care by Monica Schaffer, M.D., along with her colleagues at UPMC St. Margaret Hospital: Niladri Das, M,D., Mary Pat Friedlander, M.D., Sarah MacGregor, Elizabeth Meck and Allison Vogl, UPMC
  • Continuing Telemedicine in the Patient-Centered Medical Home: Further Integration of Video Visits by Anna R. Laurie, M.D., Katherine J. Gold, M.D., M.S.W., M.S., and Kathryn M. Harmes, M.D., M.H.S.A.
  • Use of Alternative Sites of Care to Increase Access and Satisfaction by Kathryn M. Harmes, M.D., M.H.S.A. and David C. Serlin, M.D.
  • Improving Advance Care Planning and Advance Directives by David C. Serlin, M.D., Kathryn M. Harmes, M.D., M.H.S.A. and Devon Kinney, MSQM
  • Understanding the Impact of Scribes on Clinical Encounters in Primary Care by Timothy C. Guetterman, Ph.D., Melissa Plegue, Shivang Danak, Heather Holmstrom, M.D. Alexander Duthler; Anne Yoo; Reema Kadri and Lorraine R. Buis, Ph.D. 

The Conference on Practice Improvement brings together providers, researchers, educators, and practice administrators to re-imagine health care delivery, education, and technology. 

You can follow the conference on social media with the hashtag #CPI18.