Our Sites

Cleveland

Faculty at our VAQS site are sought after for experience in Quality Improvement (QI), education experts in QI, Implementation science – de-implementation, Interdisciplinary education, operations-related projects, and experience with quality and safety education for nurses –QSEN.

Fellows come to our VAQS site to gain an expertise in QI expertise, interdisciplinary education, operations-related projects, Implementation science and leadership.

Our program site is known for strong interdisciplinary teams and information technology.

Third Year Fellows

Victoria Wu, MD

Elizabeth (Beth) Edmiston, PhD, RN, CCRN

Second Year Fellows

Emily Tsivitse, PhD-c, MSN, RN, AGPCNP-BC

Mary Ann Lawlor, PhD, M.A.Ed., RN, BSN

Melissa Klein, MD, MPH

First Year Fellows

Alumni

2022

  • Megha Kalsy, PhD, MS

2021

  • Kathy Meyers, PhD, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC
  • Tony Vehovec, PhD, RN

2020

  • Christine Horvat Davey, PhD, BSPS, RN
  • Dawn Linn, DNP, RN, NEA-BC
  • Lance Vernon, DMD, MP
  • Sarah Miano, PhD, RN

2019

  • Barbara Messinger-Rapport, MD, PhD, FACP
  • Erica Stovsky, MD, MPH
  • Izabela Kazana, DNP, APN, AGPCNP-BC, CCRN

2018

  • Jason Tuckerman, MD
  • Julie Schexnayder, DNP, MPH, CNP-BC, AACRN
  • Michelle Slater, DNP, RN, CNOR
  • Sandy Chang, MD, MHS
  • Shanina Knighton, MD

2017

  • Aniko Kukla, MD

2016

  • Ellen Luebbers Weaver, MD
  • Marilyn Swanson, DNP, FNP-C

2015

  • Kari Gali, MSN, RN PNP

2014

  • Susan Phillips, DNP, PMHCNS, BC

2013

  • Anita Misra-Hebert, MD, FAC
  • Caitlin Brennan, RN, PhD
  • Danielle Olds, RN, PhD
  • Kimberly Johnson, RN, PhD
  • Robert Patrick, MD, MBA

2011

  • Donald Dumford, MD
  • Lisa Henry, MD
  • Mekeshia Bates, DNP, MPH, RN

2010

  • Mamta Singh, MD, MS

2009

  • Ileana Pina, MD
  • Roslyn Yomtovian, MD

2008

  • Susan Kirsh, MD

2006

  • Brook Watts, MD, MS
  • Elaine Thallner, MD

2005

  • Andrew Garlisi, MD, MPH
  • Elizabeth (Betsy) Kern, MD, MS

2004

  • Christopher Hebert, MD
  • Richard Pine, MD

2003

  • Amy Schechter, MD, MS
  • Leo Bennett, MD, MPH

2002

  • Anne Tomolo, MD, MPH

2001

  • Lee Slavin, MD
  • Mark Best, MD, MPH