Oct 10 2019

The Guiding Principles of Continuous Quality Improvement

October 10, 2019

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM


Auditorium (Room 227)


College of Medicine West Tower, 1853 W Polk St, Chicago, IL 60612

Dr. Clifford Y. Ko, MD, MS, MSHS, FACS, FASCRS is the Director of the
Division of Research and Optimal Patient Care at the American College of
Surgeons, where he oversees the College’s quality improvement programs.

  • Dr. Ko’s work focuses on surgical quality of care, including quality
    measurement, process improvement, value-based care, and achieving high
    reliability in surgical care.
  • He has served in advisory roles to national and international efforts for
    achieving higher quality and safety including the World Health Organization,
    the Institute of Medicine, the National Quality Forum, PCORI, amongst
  • Dr. Ko has received millions of dollars in grant funding to study quality of care
    from sources that include the National Institutes of Health, the Centers for
    Disease Control and Prevention, the American Cancer Society, the Centers of
    Medicare and Medicaid Services, the Agency for Healthcare Research and
    Quality, and the Veterans Administration.
  • Dr. Ko has published over 400 peer reviewed manuscripts and has written
    more than 20 book chapters.

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Date posted

Oct 8, 2019

Date updated

Oct 8, 2019