Connecting education to exceptional patient care.


March 26 - March 27, 2021

Friday, March 26th

12:30 pm ET

Virtual Meeting

NI VII Meeting 4 - Welcome and Opening Remarks

Hania Janek, PhD, MSMEL, Vice President, Education, Baylor Scott & White Health and NI VII Chair

12:40 pm ET

Virtual Meeting

Keynote Address: Re-IGNITEing Interprofessional Learning and Teaming During a Pandemic

Vineet Arora, MD, MAPP, MHM, Associate Chief Medical Officer, Clinical Learning Environment, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois   

1:30 pm ET

Virtual Meeting

Capstone Presentations - Cohort 1

Cohort 1: Transitions of Care

1:30 pm ET

Virtual Meeting

Capstone Presentations - Cohort 2

Cohort 2: Interprofessional/Communication/Relationships

1:30 pm ET

Virtual Meeting

Capstone Presentations - Cohort 3

Cohort 3: Clinical/Quality Outcomes

1:30 pm ET

Virtual Meeting

Capstone Presentations - Cohort 4

Cohort 4: Teaming to Improve Care

1:30 pm ET

Virtual Meeting

Capstone Presentations - Cohort 5

Cohort 5: Program/Education

3:00 pm ET

Virtual Meeting

Report Out to Large Group

Facilitator: Nicole Telhiard, DNP, CPN, NE-BC, Chief Nursing Officer, Our Lady of the Lake Regional

Medical Center and NI VII Vice Chair

Cohort One: St. Luke's University Health Network

Teaming for Excellence: Improving the patient experience during hospital discharge through phased interventions at St. Luke's Anderson Campus

Cohort Two:  Cleveland Clinic Akron General

Nurse Mentoring Program for Internal Medicine Interns

Cohort Three:  Kaiser Permanente Northern California 

Vallejo Mobile Health: Teaming For an End to Homelessness

Cohort Four:  Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital

Inter-disciplinary Approach to Improve Transitional Care Management Compliance in Ambulatory Clinic

Cohort Five: Aurora Health Care - Radiology

Radiation Exposure, Reduction Techniques, and Standardization of Swallow Study Evaluations

4:00 pm ET

Virtual Meeting

Annual Awards Presented

In addition to our traditional Weinberg and Innovation awards, we will celebrate the conclusion of National Initiative VII and recognize all participating teams. 

Saturday, March 27th

11:00 am ET

Virtual Meeting

Poster Slam

Building an Interprofessional Continuing Education Program to Optimize Teamwork and Patient Outcomes

Colleen Nichols, MD, Medical Director – CME, Advocate Aurora Health

Defining the Value Equation for GME - What Leaders Value and the Evidence of GME's ROI for Our System

Deborah Simpson, PhD, Director – Education, Advocate Health Care 

Patient and Provider Perceptions of Rapid Telehealth Implementation During COVID-19 Pandemic

Amanda Solch, MSW, Program Manager, Performance Excellence, Lahey Hospital & Medical Center

Healthcare Career Exposure to A Socioeconomic Diverse High School Student Population During the COVID Pandemic

Lauren Knowles, Nurse Practitioner/Advanced Practice Education and Programs Coordinator, Lahey Hospital & Medical Center

Enhancing Value-Based Care with Walk-in Clinic Hours: A PCP Intervention to Decrease Low Acuity Emergency Room Over-Utilization

Derek Baughman, MD, Resident Physician, PGY-2, WellSpan Health

12:30 pm ET

Virtual Meeting

Plenary 5: Closing Session: Until the Bitter Weather Passes: Well-Begin and Courage in Times of Stress

Dael Waxman, MD, Professor of Family Medicine; Medical Director, Physician Well-Being for Medical Education; Medical Director, Patient-Centered Programming, CMC Mercy Atrium Health