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Winners of the Quality Project Poster Symposium

Q1 winnersFirst Place (top) Family Medicine Residency. Pictured: Charles Kilo, MD, MPH, FACP; Thomas Quattlebaum, MD; Rita Lahlou, MD; & Patrick Brunett, MD, FACP. Second Place (bottom) Family Medicine & Preventive Medicine. Pictured: Dr. Kilo; Brandon Lynch, MD; & Dr. Brunett.


Family Medicine takes 1st, 2nd place

Family Medicine took first and second place in the OHSU Quality Project Poster Symposium on Feb. 11.

First-place winners, earning $5,000, were from Family Medicine Residency. Authors included Kristin Gilbert, MD; Rita Lahlou, MD, MPH; Carl Rasmussen, MD; Laurel Witt, MD; Alicia Overstreet Galeano, MD; Brian Sanders, MD; Nathan Brooks, MD, MPH; Kate McKenna, MD; William Nettleton, MD; Thomas Quattlebaum, MD, and Stephen Yip, MD. The group won for its poster Increasing Physician Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment (POLST) for Patients in a Primary Care Home.

Second-place winners, earning $3,000, were from Family Medicine and Preventive Medicine. Authors included Brandon Lynch, MD (Family Medicine and Preventive Medicine); Daniel Kenron, MSIE (Pediatric Administration); Carrie Phillipi, MD, PhD (Pediatrics); Lee Schrauben, MPH (Oregon Health Authority); and Johanna Warren, MD (Family Medicine). The group won for its poster Hepatitis B Birth Dose Immunization Rate Improves with Administration on L&D.

The poster symposium was part of OHSU Quality Days, sponsored Feb. 10-11 by the Quality Management department and the Division of Graduate Medical Education. Events explored the OHSU Performance Excellence System (OPEx), OHSU’s approach to drive rapid performance improvement using a common vocabulary, tools and methods.

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Family Medicine is hiring clinician teachers at Scappoose, Gabriel Park and South Waterfront clinics and Cascades East Family Medicine Residency Program.  Family nurse practitioner positions are open at Cascades East Family Medicine Residency and the Walk-In Clinic.

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