C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S! DR. SUZIE MILTNER Congratulations to Dr. Suzie Miltner who received the Linda
SQUIRE-EDU: Congratulations VAQS Faculty & Alumni!SQUIRE-EDU: Congratulations VAQS Faculty & Alumni!
Congratulations to our VAQS colleagues on their recent publication of SQUIRE-EDU guidelines (click to read more)! SQUIRE 2.0 (Standards for Quality Improvement Reporting Excellence) are a set of guidelines that
Drs. Spalluto and Lewis: VA-PALS National Program EvaluationDrs. Spalluto and Lewis: VA-PALS National Program Evaluation
Congratulations to Nashville second year fellows Drs. Lucy Spalluto and Jennifer Lewis! The pair will be co-leading the Veterans Affairs – Partnership to Increase Access to Lung Screening (VA-PALS) national
Once Upon a Time: Narratives in Surgical Education by Samantha Baker, MDOnce Upon a Time: Narratives in Surgical Education by Samantha Baker, MD
Second year Birmingham fellow Samantha Baker recently wrote in Association for Academic Surgery’s blog “The Academic Surgeon” – click here to read her post! Great job, Dr. Baker!
2018 Alumna of the Year Awardee – Susan Kirsh, MD, MPH2018 Alumna of the Year Awardee – Susan Kirsh, MD, MPH
Susan Kirsh, MD, MPH is the 2018 recipient of the VA Quality Scholars Alumna of the Year Award due to her significant contributions to healthcare quality improvement through her leadership
Congratulations Senior Faculty Scholar Dr. Patricia Patrician!Congratulations Senior Faculty Scholar Dr. Patricia Patrician!
Congratulations to Senior Faculty Scholar Patricia Patrician, PhD on being named the Rachel Z. Booth Endowed Chair in Nursing by the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Nursing! https://www.uab.edu/news/people/item/9068-patrician-named-booth-endowed-chair
Congratulations to second year San Francisco fellow Lea Vella, PhD, MPH! Dr. Vella has recently accepted the position of Quality Analyst in the Department of Quality Improvement at the University of
Press Release: Dr. Brant Oliver’s National Multiple Sclerosis QI Collaborative StudyPress Release: Dr. Brant Oliver’s National Multiple Sclerosis QI Collaborative Study
White River Junction Senior Faculty Scholar Brant Oliver, PhD, NP, MSN, MPH, APRN-BC is leading a national multicenter study to improve multiple sclerosis care. VTDigger.org reports news throughout the state of Vermont and
Cleveland fellow Michelle Slater, DNP, RN, CNOR has accepted the position of Nurse Manager for Specialty Care Clinics in CBOC. She will be using her leadership, quality improvement, and systems thinking
Nurse Educators Catherine Alexander and Mary “Mimi” Pomerleau Passionate About Quality ImprovementNurse Educators Catherine Alexander and Mary “Mimi” Pomerleau Passionate About Quality Improvement
Current VA Quality Scholars fellow Catherine Alexander, DNP and recent graduate Mimi Pomerleau, DNP, RNC-OB, WHNP-BC are honored in Dartmouth Institute News for their leadership in nursing education.
Jason Tuckerman Featured in STAT: Reducing Opioid Prescriptions in Cleveland VA SystemJason Tuckerman Featured in STAT: Reducing Opioid Prescriptions in Cleveland VA System
Current VA Quality Scholar Jason Tuckerman, MD explains what drove the Cleveland VA Health System to reduce opioid prescriptions.
The VAQS Coordinating Center interviewed former VAQS fellow Dr. Susan Kirsh about her time in the fellowship. In the video below, she describes how the VA Quality Scholars Fellowship helped
It was with much celebration and fanfare that the 2015 graduates from the VAQS program met on Friday, May 28. From around the North America, leaders in Quality Improvement gathered