The QIPS Committee is charged with ensuring residents and faculty members understand, participate in, and feel responsible for the quality of patient care delivered in clinical settings.
The UB GME Committee and the ACGME expect that residents and fellows are integrated into the health systems to participate in identifying and responding to patient safety concerns and quality issues.
The QI/PS committee includes representatives from all of the Jacobs School GME sites.
Specific charges of the QIPS Committee include:
|Gail Bagazzoli, BSN, RN||Vice President of Quality |
Upper Allegheny Health System
|Roseanne C. Berger, MD||Senior Associate Dean, GME|
|Gregory Cherr, MD||Assistant Dean, GME & Chair |
Quality Improvement/Patient Safety Subcommittee
|Katherine Cich, MM||Director, GME Accreditation|
|Brian D'Arcy, MD||Senior Vice President, Medical Affairs |
Chief Medical Officer
Catholic Health System
|Roberto Diaz Del Carpio, MD||Clinical Assistant Professor |
Department of Medicine
|Matthew Kaufman||Director, Quality Improvement |
Oishei Children's Hospital
|Charlene Ludlow, MHA, RN, CIC||Chief Safety Officer |
Erie County Medical Center
|Joshua Mangis||Accreditation Assistant, GME|
|Maralyn Militello, RN, BSN, MPA||Chief Quality and Safety Officer |
Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital
|Kenneth Snyder, MD, PhD||Vice President, Physician Quality |
|Grace Stringfellow, MD||Chief of Staff |
VA Western New York Healthcare System
|Angie Tavernier, MS, RN, OCN, CIC||Director, Patient Safety, Organizational Performance Improvement |
Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center
The Graduate Medical Education Quality Improvement/Patient Safety (QIPS) Committee meets each month.