Residency Quality Council | UnityPoint Health - Des Moines
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Waukee, Iowa 50263

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Ankeny, Iowa 50023

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4020 Merle Hay Road
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Des Moines, Iowa 50310

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6520 SE 14th St.
Des Moines, Iowa 50320

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Urbandale, Iowa 50322

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Resident Quality Council

The Resident Quality Council is made up of residents from all of the UnityPoint Health - Des Moines residency programs, with the goal of getting residents more involved in quality improvement measures.

Goals

  • Encourage and promote the development of quality improvement / patient safety initiatives and research within the UnityPoint Health - Des Moines residency programs
  • Increase resident knowledge and application of quality improvement methods and tools.
  • Share quality improvement project and outcomes information between and among residency programs.
  • Be a repository of resident initiated quality improvement / patient safety initiatives and research. 
  • Promote the sharing of resident research projects and scholarly activity within the UnityPoint Health - Des Moines community.
  • Support residents who wish to initiate quality improvement / patient safety projectors and research.

Organizational Details

Officers:

Chair - Kenna Babcock, M.D., Vedica Sharma, M.D.

  • Officers will be elected by Resident Quality Council Members
  • Vice-Chair will succeed the chair at the completion of his/her term.
  • Voting Rights: TBD
  • Meeting Frequency: Determined by the Council
  • Reporting Structure: The Resident Quality Council will report to the Clinical Quality Committee and Graduate Medical Education Committee

Council Responsibilities

  • Identify Quality Improvement Curriculum components.
  • Maintain a catalog of QI projects completed by residents

Contact Us

To get in touch with the Council with questions or for more information please email Kenna.babcock@unitypoint.org or Vedica.sharma@unitypoint.org