Chapter Quality Network: Immunizations
The Division of Chapter Quality Improvement Initiatives facilitates and supports chapter quality improvement projects, including Chapter Quality Network (CQN) learning collaborative. These projects build chapter capacity to lead improvement efforts with member practices that result in improved care and outcomes at a population level.
Chapter Quality Network U.S. Immunization Project
The Chapter Quality Network (CQN) is pleased to announce the following six AAP chapters participating in the Childhood Quality Improvement (QI) Immunizations project underway through February 2018.
The immunization project will focus on improving coverage rates for children 19-35 months and reduce missed opportunities to immunize in practice settings. This QI collaborative follows the Institute for Healthcare Improvement's Breakthrough Series Model.
CQN Immunization Chapter Project Teams:
Executive Director: Tomas Torrices, MD
Physician Lead: Edward Curry, MD, FAAP
Executive Director: Jaime McDonald, MPH
Physician Lead: Eric Ball, MD, FAAP
Executive Director: Rick Ward, CAE
Physician Lead: Dixie Griffin, MD, FAAP, Co-Lead Flavia Rossi, MD, FAAP
New Jersey Chapter
Executive Director: Fran Gallagher, MEd
Physician Lead: P. Rad, MD, FAAP, Physician Advisor Steven Kairys, MD FAAP
New York-2 Chapter
Executive Director: Elie Ward, MSW
Physician Lead: Kenneth Bromberg, MD, FAAP
Executive Director: Amy Prentice
Physician Lead: Marnie Dunlap, MD, FAAP
CQN works at the practice, chapter and national levels to improve quality of care and outcomes for children at a population level using evidence-based guidelines. The CQN U.S. Immunization project is supported by an independent grant from Pfizer, Inc.
Have a question regarding the CQN U.S. Immunizations project or a future CQN project topic in mind? We'd love to hear from you!
CQN U.S. Immunization Project Manager
Kristie Marcelle, MSW