Innovative Quality Improvement Research in Residency (INQUIRY) Program

All residents will receive training in quality improvement during the intern year at an Intern block education session. If a residents choose to do  a QI project for their Resident Academic Project (RAP), they will receive further training and mentorship through the INQUIRY program.

Some recent QI projects from our residents:

Current Residents
Sana Patel
Inpatient referrals to AI clinic for identified penicillin allergy
Kimmy Sherer
Implementing orderset for obesity management in primary care setting
Emily GeorgesTransfer to adult care for IBD patients
Missy TygartED algorithm for abuse management and referrals

Prior Residents
Jessica Mattox
Reducing CLABSI in homecare patients to reducing harms in this vulnerable population
Patrick Passarelli, Grant Meyer, Hannah Wangberg, and Conor Holton-BurkePancreatitis Order set
Tara Fleming, Maggie Kozman, and Aimee AnselmIncreasing referral to allergy/immunology for identified penicillin allergy patients at a primary care clinic
Danielle MunceImproving resident knowledge and confidence with the Transition of Care guidelines with plans for implementation of transition algorithm for pulmonary patients
Tyler Brobst and Sejal ParekhImplementation of a Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity (SOGI) questionnaire in the pediatric primary care setting
Kimmy Vuong and Kirsten GarciaImproving the Hospital Admission Process and Streamlining Access to Resources for Residents
Kyu KimSepsis pathway  in the Emergency department 
Janice Nguyen and Matt Wieler Social health screening: improving screening for high risk behaviors and appropriate referrals. 
Farhan Murshed ED anaphylaxis pathway review and updates
Lauren CovertImproving HPV vaccination in primary care clinics by use of new app
Erika AllredImproving primary care visits/WCC and vaccinations for renal transplant patients
Crystal Doan and Jonathan ReissMaternal postpartum depression screening
Sarah Schneider and Linda Nguyen Lumbar puncture orderset and template
Mashette Syrkin-NikolauTracking referrals to PT for neuropathy post Vincristine use
Jennifer YangImproving  EHR based handoff for neurology service
Pavika Varma and Drew Barber Discharge Med Rec
Briittany Lyons and Vera LyubasyukDecreasing Urine Culture Testing in a Pediatric Emergency Department (JOINT PROJECT)
Ashley MartinezProper developmental History and referrals in inpatient setting (JOINT PROJECT)
Nicky HerrickTransition of care toolkit for congenital heart disease patients
Solomon GreenbergHemophilia Transitions

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