Pediatric Grand Rounds

The Department of Pediatrics

Grand Rounds

April 23, 2015
Billings Auditorium - P117


From Cockpits to Crash Carts:

Quality Improvement Paradigms Revisted


Jason M. Kane, MD, MS, FAAP, FCCM

Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Section of Pediatric Critical Care

The University of Chicago



  • Review how systems approaches have been applied to improve quality and safety in high-reliability industries.
  • Identify how quality improvement science can address pitfalls of traditional medical heuristics.
  • Define how systems approaches and systems engineering are being used to improve ICU quality and safety.
  • Recognize challenges and pitfalls for development of quality measures and performance metrics relevant to pediatric healthcare.


Presented by

The Department of Pediatrics

1 CME Credit Offered