ABMS Conference 2014 Posters

ABMS Conference 2014, held on Sept. 17-18, 2014, in Chicago, featured more than 90 speakers presenting innovations in Board Certification and best practices in Maintenance of Certification, as well as environmental issues and trends impacting physician specialty certification. During a poster session, 22 quality improvement projects were showcased.

MOC Part I AND Part II Journey: Professionalism, Patient and Peer Communication and Assessment, Patient Safety, Physician Engagement and Education Needs Presenter: Leanne Andreasen, MBA
Authors: Richard Berger, MD, PhD; Barbara Baasch, MA; Leanne Andreasen, MBA; Allison Hartl, MA; Lori Steinke, BA; Peggy Paulson, MA; Leslie Redinger, MEd
Mayo School of Continuous Professional Development
Mayo School of Continuous Professional Development Presenters: Richard Berger, MD, PhD, and Leanne Andreasen, MBA
Authors: Richard Berger, MD; Barbara Baasch, MA; Leanne Andreasen, MBA; Allison Hartl, MA; Lori Steinke, BA; Peggy Paulson, MA
Mayo School of Continuous Professional Development
A M.A.P. for Improving Health Outcomes: Achieving Optimal Hypertension Control Presenters: Shahid Choudhry, MD, and Anna Astalas, RN, MPA, CPHQ
Authors: Donna Daniel, PhD; Lisa Lubomski, PhD; Lisa Cooper, MD, MPH; Matthew Wynia, MD, MPH; Romsai Tony Boonyasai, MD, MPH; Kathryn Taylor, RN, MPH; Marsha Kaufman, MSW; Shahid Choudhry, PhD; Mavis Prall, MSJ, MS
American Medical Association
Improving the Quality of Elderly Care in Indiana: Reducing the Incidence of Vaccine-Preventable Pneumonia and Related Morbidity and Mortality Presenter: Mindi Daiga, MBA
Authors: Mindi Daiga, MBA; Kim Denny, MS; Natasha Mitchner, PhD
Academy for Continued Healthcare Learning and Indiana University
Patient Safety in Dermatology CME Activity Presenter: Debra L. Gist, MPH, FACEHP American Academy of Dermatology
Quality Improvement for the Private Practitioner: Translating Psoriasis Guidelines into Practice Performance Improvement CME Activity Presenters: Debra L. Gist, MPH, FACEHP, and Christine Presta American Academy of Dermatology
Designing the Documentation of Part IV MOC Projects to Teach QI Presenter: Grant Greenberg, MD, MA, MHSA
Authors: R. V. Harrison, PhD; G. M. Greenberg, MD, MA, MHSA; C. A. Pihalja, BA
University of Michigan Health System
The Family Centered Rounds Sustainability Project Presenter: Ashley Huth, MD University of Wisconsin
MOC Part IV and Practice-based Research: Adding Value in a Competitive Climate Presenters: Julie Gorzkowski, MSW, LSW, and Kristen Kaseeska
Authors: Julie A. Gorzkowski, MSW, LSW; Jonathan D. Klein, MD, MPH; Donna L. Harris, MA; Kristen R. Kaseeska, BA; Regina M. Whitmore Shaefer, MPH; Alison B. Bocian, MS; Richard C. Wasserman, MD, MPH
American Academy of Pediatrics
MOC Part II Activities Presenter: Norman Kahn Jr., MD Council on Medical Specialty Societies (CMSS)
MOC Part IV Activities Presenter: Norman Kahn, Jr., MD Council on Medical Specialty Societies (CMSS)
Active Clinical Data Registries Presenter: Norman Kahn, Jr., MD Council on Medical Specialty Societies (CMSS)
PPAI: Making the Leap from Thinking to Action Presenters: Michelle Michelotti and Gerry Higgins American Society of Anesthesiologists
Involving Attending Faculty in Resident Quality Improvement Curriculum to Achieve ABIM MOC Credit Presenter: Julie Oyler, MD
Authors: Julie Oyler, MD; Lisa M. Vinci, MD, MS; Vineet Arora, MD, MPP
University of Chicago Medicine
Retrospective Analysis of the MOC Part IV Portfolio Program Project, “Blood Pressure Control for People with Hypertension” Presenter: David W. Price, MD
Authors: David W. Price, MD, and Vallerie Kolasinski, MPH
The Permanente Federatio
Kaiser Permanente – Maintenance of Certification Part IV Presenter: David W. Price, MD
Authors: David W. Price, MD, and Laura Brook-Bohin
The Permanente Federation
Pathology's Role in Patient Safety Presenters: Devon Sabolchick, MEd, and Matt Smith American Society of Clinical Pathology
Certification and MOC Examinations: Different or the Same? Presenter: Linjun Shen, PhD, MPH
Authors: Linjun Shen, PhD, MPH; Dorthea Juul, PhD; Larry Faulkner, MD
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Using ABMS to Synergize the Continuum of Physician Education: Improving Quality through MOC Part IV Activities Presenter: Deborah Simpson, PhD
Authors: Deborah Simpson, PhD; Jacob Bidwell, MD; Lisa Sullivan Vedder, MD; John Brill, MD, MPH; Dennis J. Baumgardner, MD; Kristen Reynolds, MD; Terry Frederick; Kristin Rivera; Lynn Gunn; Andy Anderson, MD, MBA
Aurora UW Medical Group
“You Are a Hospitalist”: Board-Society Collaboration to Build Focused Practice Engagement Presenter: Catharine Smith
Authors: Irisa Gold; Brendon Shank; Catharine Smith; Kevin Caviston
Society of Hospital Medicine
MOC Part II and Part IV Patient Safety Course Promoting Reflective Learning and Group Collaboration Presenter and Author: Vjekoslav Hlede American Society of Anesthesiologists
Chapter Quality Network Asthma Collaborative Presenter: Edward Wise
Authors: J. Dolins, MPH; K. Mandel, MD; J. Powell, MPH, MBA; A. Belisle, MD; K. Giuliano, MD; S. Gleeson, MD; S. Hersey, MD; D. Kuo, MD; W. Long, MD; S. Miller, MD; P. Stemmler, MD; A. Stubblefield, MD; P. White, MD; J. Wiley, MD
American Academy of Pediatrics