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The 2021 VPS Virtual Quality Conferences


The VPS Virtual Quality Conference will be split between two days (3 hours per day),

and each day will have it's own unique agenda.


There is no charge to attend the virtual conferences and they are open to non - VPS members.

*Please note each day has it's own registration.  Be sure to register for both!*

VPS Virtual Quality Conference - Day 1

Tuesday, November 16:

11amPT-2pmPT / 1pmCT-4pmCT / 2pmET-5pmET



Some of the topics to be covered include:

- Refocusing on Quality in the PICU
- Using VPS Data to Drive Quality in the PICU
- QI Panel Discussions

VPS Virtual Quality Conference - Day 2

Tuesday, December 7:

11amPT-2pmPT / 1pmCT-4pmCT / 2pmET-5pmET


Some of the topics to be covered include:

- VPS’s Nutrition Collaborative
- VPS’s Quality Ranking System
- Using VPS Data to Link Quality & Research


Scheduled Presenters

  • Brian Boville, MD  -  Helen DeVos Children's Hospital

  • Chris Carroll, MD  -  Connecticut Children's

  • Michael Forbes, MD  -  Akron Children's Hospital

  • Maria Galletto, MSN, RN, CNL, CPHQ  -  Kaiser North Hospitals

  • Gowri Madhavan, MPH  -  Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford

  • Theresa Mikhailov, MD, Ph.D  -  Medical College of Wisconsin

  • Tom Rice, MD, FCCP, FAAP  -  Medical College of Wisconsin

  • Ramesh Sachdeva, MD, PhD, MBA, JD  -  Nicklaus Children's Health Center

  • Matt Scanlon, MD, CPPS  -  Children's Hospital Wisconsin

  • Steve Shein, MD  -  UH Rainbow Babies

  • Randall Wetzel, MD, MBBS, MRCP, LRCS, MSB, FAAP, FCCM  -  Children's Hospital Los Angeles

Special Thank You to Our Supporters


2022 In Person Conference


The VPS Quality Conference will take place in late March / early April of 2022. 

More information will be released as soon as possible.