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Fall 2023 Schedule
Sept. 8Improving the Quality of Treatment Decisions in Men with Prostate Cancer Through Implementation of a Shared Decision-Making Program Christopher S. Saigal, MD (UCLA Health)Quality Improvement Methods
Sept. 15Leveraging Behavioral Economics and Technology to Improve Population Health Outcomes Shivan Mehta, MD, MBA, MSHP (UPenn)Behavioral Science and Technology
Sept. 22An Introduction to Qualitative Methods in Implementation Science Erin Finley, PhD, MPH (UT San Antonio)Special Series: Qualitative Methods
Sept. 29Community Participation in Implementation Science Shoba Ramanadhan, Sc.D (Harvard) and Heather Brandt, PhD (St. Jude)Community-based Participatory Research
Oct. 6Hot Topics in QI and IS Erica Koch, MD, Jasmine Berry, DNP, Katherine Schafer, PhDHot Topics in QI and IS
Oct. 13Pragmatic Approaches to Analyzing Qualitative Data for Implementation Science Emma Aveling, PhD, MPhil (Harvard)Special Series: Qualitative Methods
Oct. 20No Seminar - Fall Break
Oct. 27Application of Quality Improvement and
Implementation Science in Antimicrobial Stewardship
 Milner Staub, MDQualitative Improvement Methods
Nov. 3The Need for Speed: An Introduction to Rapid Qualitative Methods for Research, Quality Improvement, and Operational Initiatives Angela Keniston, PhD, MSPH (UC Denver)Special Series: Qualitative Methods
Nov. 10Hot Topics in QI and IS. Michael Cauley, PhD, DMin, Edward Iglesia, MD, MPH, and Megan Shroder, MDHot Topics in QI and Imp Sci
Nov. 17Implementation of a Culturally Targeted Transplant Program: Equity, Adaptation, and Sustainment Elisa Gordon, PhD, MPHAdaptation and Sustainment
Nov. 24No Seminar - Thanksgiving
Dec. 1Using Saturation to Estimate Qualitative Sample Size Monique Hennink, PhD (Emory) and Bonnie Kaiser, PhD, MPH (UCSD)Special Series: Qualitative Methods
Dec. 8The Role of QI Collaboratives in Large Scale EBP Implementation Brenda Pun, DNP, RN and Michele Balas, PhD, RN, CCRN-K, FCCM, FAAN (UNMC)Quality Improvement Methods
Dec. 15Innovations in Quality Improvement
 Marisa Valdes, RN, MSN, CPHQ; Sean
Quality Improvement Methods
Dec. 22No Seminar - Winter Break
Dec. 29No Seminar - Winter Break
Winter 2024 Schedule
Jan. 5No Seminar - Winter Break
Jan. 12Hot Topics in QI and IS. Emily Morrow, PhD, CCC-SLP, Christine Kimpel, PhD, RN, MA, and Shelley Jazowksi, PhD, MPHHot Topics in QI and IS
Jan. 19Using Intervention Mapping to Design a Multicomponent Intervention for Better Prescribing Michael J. Ward, MD, PhD and Thomas Reese, PharmD, PhDImplementation Methods
Jan. 26Translating Organizational Theory into Practice  Kim Unertl, PhD, MS, FACMIQuality Improvement
Feb. 2 No Seminar - Translational Research Forum
Feb. 9 The Application of Simulation Modeling to Guide Hospital Staffing Allocations Sandra Simmons, PhDQuality Improvement
Feb. 16An Introduction to Formative Evaluation Methods in Implementation Research Hildi Hagedorn, PhD (University of Minnesota and VA CESATEs)Implementation Evaluation
Feb. 23Estimands in Clinical Trials Laurie Samuels, PhDBiostatistics
Feb.28 (Wed at 12p)The Consolidated Framework for Implementation Research (CFIR) Overview Andrea Nevedal and Caitlin Reardon (hosted by the CFAR HIV IS Hub)Implementation Frameworks
Mar. 7 (Thur at 12p)Rapid Analysis Using the Consolidated Framework for Implementation Research (CFIR) Andrea Nevedal and Caitlin Reardon (hosted by the CFAR HIV IS Hub)Implementation Frameworks
Spring 2024 Schedule
Mar. 15No Seminar - WCS/Metro Spring Break
Mar. 22Health Equity Implementation Framework Introduction and Application Eva Woodward (hosted by the CFAR HIV IS Hub) Health Equity and Implementation Frameworks
Mar. 29Hot Topics in QI and IS  Anna Gallion, FNP, DNP, Emma Bradley, MD and Joey Starnes, MD, MPHHot Topics in QI and IS
Apr. 5Improving Neonatal Respiratory Outcomes through Quality Improvement L. Dupree Hatch, MD Quality Improvement
Apr. 12When Randomization Helps and When it Hurts Robert Greevy, PhDBiostatistics 
Apr. 19 No Seminar
Apr. 26Implementing a Novel Smarphone App to Improve Postpartum Engagement in HIV care in South Africa: Challenges and Lessons LearnedKate Clouse, PhD, MPHImplementation Evaluation
May. 3Variability & Diversity: Applying the DEI Lens with Lean Six SigmaBharat Kumar, MD, MME (University of Iowa)TBD
May. 10No Seminar - VU Graduation
May. 17Hybrid Presentation:
Health Systems Factors Associated with Evidence Implementation in Surgical Cancer Care
Kristy Kummerow-Broman, MD, MPHImplementation Outcomes