Save the date for the 2021 American College of Surgeons (ACS) Trauma Quality Improvement Program (TQIP) Annual Conference, which will take place virtually November 15–17. This year’s conference will bring together trauma medical directors, program managers, coordinators, and registrars from TQIP centers across the country, with a variety of content focusing on performance improvement, best practices, new trauma standards, and more.
The past year and a half has been a time of change for us all, and TQIP looks forward to providing a range of content for all trauma care professionals, with an emphasis on the conference theme of change management. The Keynote Speaker this year is Chip Heath, professor at Stanford Graduate School of Business, CA, and co-author of the book Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is Hard. In this story-driven narrative, the Heath brothers combine research in psychology, sociology, and other fields to demonstrate how we can effect transformative change in our professional and personal lives.
Additional content throughout the conference includes the debut of the new TQIP Best Practice Guidelines on Spine Injury and the unveiling of the new Optimal Resources Guide in anticipation of the book’s release in early 2022. Other conference sessions will center on pediatric readiness in adult trauma centers as well as a talk from Heather Martin, a survivor of the Columbine, CO, shooting who will address the long-term effects of trauma survivorship.
Visit the TQIP Annual Conference website to view the latest information regarding the conference schedule, registration details, and more. For more information, contact ACS TQIP staff at [email protected].