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MOC Project Title MOC Project Leader
Improving the Frequency and Timeliness of Pediatric Resident Evaluation Completion by Pediatric Hospitalists Alison Herndon, M.D., MSPH
Asthma Clinical Practice Guideline David Johnson, M.D.
Implementation of Survivorship Care Plans in the Pediatric Oncology Clinic Christine Smith, M.D.
Improving New Patient Five-Day Access in Department of Pediatrics Barron Patterson, M.D.
Improving Safe Sleep Practices for Hospitalized Infants at WMC Patricia Frost, M.D.
Improving VUMC Pediatric Population Health Performance Barron Patterson, M.D.
Quality Improvement in Documentation for Procedural Sedations Swathi Eyynunni, D.O.
Reducing Department of Pediatric Outpatient Clinic No-show rates Barron Patterson, M.D.
CPF-Increasing HPV Vaccination in Community-Based Pediatric Settings Pamela Hull, Ph.D.
Increasing Adherence to Streptococcal Pharyngitis Rapid Testing Guidelines Toni-Ann Wright, M.D.
Successful Chest X-ray Reduction Using Quality Improvement Methodology for Children with Asthma    Caroline Watnick, M.D.
CPF-Increasing HPV Vaccination in Community-Based Pediatric Settings - Phase 2 Pamela Hull, Ph.D.
Using Evidence Based Medicine to Update and Improve the Diabetes Ketoacidosis Clinical Practice Guideline Karishma Datye, M.D., MSCI
Implementation of the Risk Assessment and Mitigation Plan to Reduce Cardiac Arrest in the Pediatric Cardiac ICU Patrick Maynord, M.D.
Improving Palliative Care Communication with Primary Care Physicians Michaela Ibach, M.D.
Project ZERO CLABSI Andrew Smith, M.D.
Improving Documentation of HIV Disclosure Status Keerti Dantuluri, M.D.
Optimizing HIV Disclosure in Pediatric Patients Keerti Dantuluri, M.D.
Improving Documentation Accuracy of H&Ps in Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine Charlotte Brown, M.D.
Improving the Discharge Process for Opioid Exposed Neonates  Travis Crook, M.D.
Implementation of Adolescent Depression Screening during the Adoelscent Well Child Check Jenesis Yanez, M.D.   
HIV Testing in Adolescents Debra Braun-Courville, M.D.
Improving S. Pneumoniae Vaccination Rates in Pediatric Patients with Nephrotic Syndrome    Tray Hunley, M.D.
Reduction of Chest X-Ray Utilization in Bronchiolitis  Barron Frazier, M.D. 
Improving Rates of Depression Screening for Youth with Lupus Alaina Davis, M.D., M.P.H.
Improving Transition Care for Youth with Rheumatologic Diseases  Alaina Davis, M.D., M.P.H.
Pediatric Antimicrobial Prescribing Assessment and Antibiotic Stewardship Sophie Katz, M.D., M.P.H.
Improving Vaccinations for Young Children (IVY) S. Elizabeth Williams, M.D., M.P.H.
My Health at Vanderbilt adoption in Pediatrics    S. Trent Rosenbloom, M.D., M.P.H.



MOC Project Title MOC Project Leader
Decrease of Invasive MRSA in an NICU by applying QI principles William F. Walsh, M.D.
Reducing Unnecessary CBCs and BMPs on the hospitalist service David P. Johnson, M.D.
Improving follow-up and treatment of screen labs in primary pediatrics Barron Patterson, M.D.
Standardization of antimicrobial therapy for children with perforated appendicitis Kathryn M. Edwards, M.D.
Improving PCP communication from Patients Discharged from the Hospital Medicine Service David P. Johnson, M.D.   
Implementation of a protocol to standardize sedation and analgesia in the pediatric intensive care unit Madhumita A. Murphy, M.D., MSci
Echocardiography Ejection Fraction Assessment and Quality Improvement David Parra, M.D.
Increasing evidence-based utilization of TPN Patrick Maynord, M.D.
Improving Asthma Action Plan Use in Pediatric Primary Care Clinic for School-Aged Patients Barron Patterson, M.D.
Urine Microalbumin Screening Project Karishma Datye, M.D.
Reducing Unplanned Extubations in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Dupree Hatch, M.D., M.P.H.
Implementation of Meropenem Restriction and Effect on Antibiotic Usage and Antibiotic Resistance Kathryn M. Edwards, M.D.
Improving Time to Antibiotic Administration in Febrile Pediatric Cancer Patients Leslie Burton, D.O.
Improving HPV Vaccine Uptake for Adolescent Patients at University Pediatrics Mark Rawls, M.D.
High-Value Utilization of Pediatric Echocardiography Markus S. Renno, M.D.
Infants with Fractures in the Pediatric Emergency Department: Consideration of Child Abuse Deborah Lowen, M.D.
Notification of Primary Care Providers About Concerns for Abuse or Neglect Deborah Lowen, M.D.
Improving the Culture Survey Score, an Organizational Pillar Goal

Leon Scott, M.D.

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