Co-hosted between IHPME, Department of Paediatrics (DoP), University of Toronto, and the SickKids Research Institute (RI). Wednesdays at 12:00pm to 1:00pm.
FEBRUARY 18 SEMINAR
February 18, 2015 in Room 039320, Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning, 686 Bay Street, Toronto.
Improving Systems That Produce Child Health – Lessons Learned Down South
Dr. Charles J. Homer, MD, MPH
Chief Executive Officer and President
National Institute for Children’s Health Quality
Dr. Homer co-founded NICHQ in July 1999 and he currently serves as the organization’s president and CEO. He is also an Associate Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School and a member of the federal Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Heritable Disorders in Newborns and Children. Dr. Homer also served as a member of the Institute of Medicine’s Pediatric Health and Quality Measurement Committee from 2009-2011; chaired NCQA’s Children’s Measurement Advisory Panel from 2009-2011; and co-chaired the National Quality Forum (NQF) Child Outcomes Steering Committee from 2009-2010. He represents NICHQ at the National Priority Partnership, convened by the National Quality Forum.
In Massachusetts, Dr. Homer has served as a member of the Expert Panel on Performance Measurement reporting to the Commonwealth’s Quality and Cost Council from 2009-2012. He was also a member of the third US Preventive Services Task Force from 2000-2002 and served as chair of the American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Quality Improvement from 1999-2001 and its Steering Committee on Quality Improvement and Management from 2001-2004.
Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning
686 Bay Street, Toronto
Light refreshments will be served.
Please note these seminars may be applied towards CME credits. If applicable, please sign the attendance sheet at the end of the seminar.