Surgical Quality & Patient Safety

The Office of Surgical Quality & Patient Safety assists with any related quality and safety issues or topics of surgery at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Examples of available services include location and extraction of data, planning, data summary and analysis, implementation, evaluation, and communication methods. Also identification of other institutional resources, bench-marking studies, statistical analysis of outcomes or processes, and design, implementation, and assessment of small scale related projects. Medical center staff with concerns are also encouraged to contact quality with questions.

  • Check perceived quality issue validity
  • Topic submission for the quarterly interdisciplinary MMI
  • Impact of quality metrics on reimbursement or reputation
  • Eunice Y. Huang, MD, MS, FACS, FAAP

    Professor & Vice Chair of Clinical Services
    Department of Pediatric Surgery
    Associate Surgeon-in-Chief & Chief Surgical Quality and Innovations Officer
    Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt
    Associate Program Director, Pediatric Surgery Fellowship
    Vanderbilt University
    Vice Chair for Surgical Quality and Patient Safety
    Section of Surgical Sciences