ASA Quality Meeting Fall 2014

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Course Description


Please contact ASA Member Services Representative Deb Vena at 847-268-9133 to be added to the waitlist.


AQM exhibitors

Are you new to anesthesia quality management and interested in learning more? Have you recently been 
appointed the Quality Management Officer at your practice? This conference provides the tools you need
to create, implement and use a quality management plan and each session includes time for discussion.

This meeting is for ASA Members only with the option to register your quality manager. After registration your quality manager may contact ASA Member Services representative, Debra Vena at 847-268-9133 to register.

Learning Objectives:

After completing this module, the participant will be able to:

  • Discuss the relationship between quality and value
  • Discuss regulatory mandates for quality and value
  • Identify how registries can help drive quality and care
  • Describe how to find, collect and report quality data
  • Create a quality management plan

View Agenda

Exhibitor Opportunities

Course Descriptions

Core Competencies:

  • Quality improvement

Target Audience:

  • Anesthesiologists in clinical practice

Faculty and Credentials


Jeffrey L. Apfelbaum, M.D.
Professor and Chair of Anesthesia and Critical Care Medicine
University of Chicago Medical Center
Chicago, Illinois




John Allyn, M.D.
Pain Management Specialist
Anesthesiology, Critical Care Medicine and Pain Medicine
Maine Medical Center
Portland, Maine

Richard P. Dutton, M.D., M.B.A.
Chief Quality Officer, American Society of Anesthesiologists
Executive Director, Anesthesia Quality Institute
Schaumburg, Illinois
Clinical Associate, University of Chicago Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care

James Moore, M.D.
Clinical Professor of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
Medical Director, Preoperative Evaluation and Planning Center
Physician Informaticist
UCLA Health System
Los Angeles, CA

Beverly K. Philip, M.D.
Professor of Anaesthesia
Harvard Medical School
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

Stephen M. Rupp, M.D.
Medical Director Perioperative Services
Virginia Mason Medical Center
Seattle, Washington

Stanley Stead, M.D., M.B.A.
Chair, Section of Professional Practice
American Society of Anesthesiologists
Stead Health Group, Inc.
Encino, California

Avery Tung, M.D., F.C.C.M.
Quality Chief for Anesthesia
Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care
University of Chicago Medical Center
Chicago, Illinois





  • John Allyn, M.D.: Ownership-Spectrum Medical Group
  • Jeffrey Apfelbaum, M.D.: Illinois State Medical Licensing Board-Other Material Support; AAAASF-Other Material Support; MedPro Advisory Board for Anesthesiology-Other Material Support
  • Richard Dutton, M.D., M.B.A.: No financial relationships with commercial interest
  • James Moore, M.D.: Consulting Fees- Assisted colleagues at Cedars Sinai with implementation of the anesthesia component of the Epic electronic health record system. Payment through EncoreHR human resource organization.
  • Beverly Philip, M.D.: Merck-Funded Research; Cumberland-Funded Research
  • Stephen Rupp, M.D.:  No financial relationships with commercial interest
  • Stanley Stead, M.D., M.B.A.: Salary, Ownership-Stead Health Group, Inc.
  • Avery Tung, M.D., FCCM: No financial relationships with commercial interest

Buses will be available to shuttle participants back to O’Hare Airport at the close of the AQM program.


Registration opens August 4, 2014.  

Early-Bird Registration
On or before September 30, 2014

Regular Registration
After September 30, 2014

ASA Quality Meeting
November 8-9, 2014
ASA Headquarters
1061 American Lane
Schaumburg, IL
Hotel information:
Hyatt Regency Schaumburg Hotel
1800 E. Golf Road
Schaumburg, Illinois 60173
Reserve your room now

Notice of cancellation of ASA Quality Meeting registration - and any request for refund of meeting registration fees - must be made in writing and received by October 8, 2014. All refund requests received after this date will be denied. A $25.00 administrative fee will be deducted from each request. Refund payments will not be processed until after the ASA Quality Meeting is over. Cancellation and refund requests should be e-mailed to Judy Jacobson at Cancellations over the phone will not be accepted.


CME Credit:

11.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

The American Society of Anesthesiologists is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Society of Anesthesiologists designates this live activity for a maximum of 11.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

11.50 Non-physician Credit

Non-physicians may receive a Certificate of Completion stating that this activity was designated for 11.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.