Research

Program for Quality Improvement/Patient Safety (QIPS)


The mission of our quality and safety program is to provide patients cared for by our faculty, residents and students high quality, safe care.

The program goals include
  • Engage students, residents, fellows and faculty to learn, participate and innovate in QIPS activities
  • Develop new systems and processes that allow learners to evaluate and improve the care provided
  • Ensure that a culture of quality improvement and safety develops
  • Cultivate partnerships in research and education with other medical centers and departments

“We are a new professional group that will develop strengths in innovation and scholarship, while also providing outstanding clinical care to diverse populations on multiple campuses.“

April 11, 2014 marked the inaugural Vijay Babu Rayudu Quality and Patient Safety Day at the School of Medicine, an annual event giving students, residents, fellows and faculty an opportunity to present their research and learn from experts in the field.

 

Affiliated Faculty
Laura Hempstead, D.O.

Professor
Department(s) of Community and Family Medicine
Truman Medical Center - Lakewood

Specialties and Research/Medical Interests

Community and Family Medicine, Patient Quality of Life

Hempstead, Laura
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Jared N. Keeler, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Years 3-6 Docent
Department(s) of Internal Medicine
UMKC School of Medicine, Truman Medical Center - Hospital Hill
Keeler, Jared N.
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Cy B. Nadler, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Department(s) of Pediatrics
Section: Developmental/Behavioral Sciences
Children's Mercy Hospital
Nadler, Cy B.
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Kim Smolderen, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor - Implementation Science, Outcomes Research Scientist
Department(s) of Biomedical and Health Informatics
UMKC School of Medicine Smolderen, Kim
Smolderen, Kim
235-1618
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Carol Stanford, M.D.

Associate Professor, Years 3-6 Docent
Department(s) of Internal Medicine
UMKC School of Medicine, Truman Medical Center - Hospital Hill
Stanford, Carol
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