ISQIC 6th Annual Meeting

Friday, January 24, 2020

NIU Naperville Conference Center, Naperville, IL

The next ISQIC Annual Meeting is scheduled for Friday, January 24th at the NIU Naperville Conference Center. The agenda can be downloaded here.

  • Excellence in Quality Awards - ISQIC Excellence in Quality Awards are back! In order to recognize outstanding achievements in quality for our ISQIC Hospital teams, we will be awarding Excellence in Quality awards for best Surgical Clinical Reviewer, Best Surgeon Champion, and Best Quality Improvement Designee. Any member of your ISQIC team can submit nominations. Please send an email to the coordinating center ( with your nomination, and explain in 200 words or less why you feel the person nominated should receive the Excellence in Quality Award.

  • Strong for Surgery Keynote - Strong for Surgery brings a pre-surgery checklist to surgeons' offices to help with education, communication, and standardization of best practices to improve clinical outcomes. Our keynote speaker will be Dr. Thomas Varghese Jr. who helped create the American College of Surgeons Strong for Surgery program. Dr. Varghese is the Chief Value Officer at Huntsman Cancer Institute, Head of the Section of General Thoracic Surgery, Program Director of the Cardiothoracic Surgery Fellowship, and an Associate Professor in the department of Surgery at the University of Utah.

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