Tuesday, May 23, 2017 8:00 AM to 1:30 PM


Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix
1111 E. McDowell Rd.
Phoenix, AZ 85006


Celebrate Quality Successes and Learn About Projects in Progress!

Join us at the Fourth Annual House Staff Quality and Safety Day to interact with residents and fellows, along with other physicians and leadership and learn more about exciting projects and ideas being developed within Banner!

Event Co-Chairs:

  • Steven R. Brown, MD.
  • Richard D. Gerkin, MD  
  • Emily A. Mallin, MD.

Schedule of Events:

Time Event Location
8:00 – 11:00 a.m. Poster judging and display Sandstone Conference Room 
11:00 – 11:30 a.m. Resident/fellow discussion and presentation of top-three poster awards Sandstone Conference Room 
11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Lunch Amphitheater
12:00 – 1:15 p.m.

High Value Idea Competition Oral Presentations:

  • Ashley Casano, DO, Surgery: The Use of Ultrasound Guidance for Vascular Access.
  • Kenneth C. Klein, DO, Internal Medicine: Rethinking Inpatient Thrombophilia Work-ups.
  • Wanda Shao, DO, Psychiatry: Cost- Effective Electrocardiograms Monitoring For Patients Treated With Psychiatric Medications.
  • Kristen Young, DO, Internal Medicine: Discontinue Contact Precautions for Patients with Historical MRSA and VRE.
1:15 – 1:30 p.m. Winning project award presentation and closing remarks Amphitheater

You can also follow the event live on Twitter — @BannerUnivMed, @UAMedPHX — with #QandSDay.