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2021 Quality Conference: Ensuring Quality, Safety & Equity in a Virtual Era - LIVESTREAM

July 21, 2021

Course DirectorsNneka I. Comfere, M.D.Sanj Kakar, M.D. 

July 21, 2021 - LIVESTREAM - Central Standard Time

During a year of unprecedented change and challenges due to Covid 19, health care providers have made great strides to work better, smarter and improve patient care through quality initiatives.

Plan to attend the virtual Mayo Clinic Quality Conference to learn more about these quality advancements, with a special focus on improving safety, care and equity in a virtual environment. 

Speakers include national and Mayo Clinic experts. You’ll learn about national trends in quality and value as well as work underway at Mayo Clinic on equity, inclusion and diversity, and new digital platforms. In addition, a virtual poster gallery will showcase hundreds of quality improvement efforts and research on quality initiatives.  You’ll be able to review posters during and after the event for inspiration and practical solutions to improve patient care.  

Registration Fee $300.00

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Identify tools and methods that can be used to detect and close quality gaps.
  • Describe the environmental issues associated with a culture of quality and safety in healthcare.
  • Discuss examples of how patient-centered care can benefit all patients, family members and the organization.

Attendance at any Mayo Clinic course does not indicate or guarantee competence or proficiency in the skills, knowledge or performance of any care or procedure(s) which may be discussed or taught in this course.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 3.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 3.50 Attendance
Event starts: 
07/21/2021 - 9:00am
Event ends: 
07/21/2021 - 2:00pm
Click here to view the program schedule in your mobile device.
Internet Live Activity
Rochester, MN
United States

Course Directors

Nneka Comfere, M.D. 
Sanjeev Kakar, M.D. 


Sean Dowdy, M.D. 
John Poe, Chair, Quality and Affordability, Mayo Clinic

Keynote Speakers

Kevin Bozic, M.D., M.B.A., Chair of Surgery and Perioperative Care, Dell Medical School at University of Texas at Austin
John Halamka, M.D., M.S., Professor of Emergency Medicine, President Mayo Clinic Platform. Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota

Mayo Faculty

Adebisi Alli, D.O., M.S.
Jan Anderson, Pharm.D., R.Ph.
Neera Argwal, M.D., Ph.D.
Sean Dowdy, M.D. 
Gianrico Farrugia, M.D., President and CEO, Mayo Clinic
Sunanda Kane, M.D.
John Poe
Pablo Moreno Franco, M.D.
Andrea Nelson, M.A.
David M. Nestler, M.D.
Kannan Ramar, M.D., FAASM, FCCP
Ajai Sehgal
Sean Sileno, M.D.
Caroline Wilker, M.D.
Planning Committee Members

LaRissa Adams
Neera Agrwal, M.D., Ph.D.
Jolene Anderson-Rau
Sandra Booth
Sean Clark
Nneka Comfere, M.D. 
Sean Dowdy, M.D. 
Judy Henderson
Kimberly Hunsinger
Barbara Jordan
Sanjeev Kakar, M.D. 
John Poe
Steven Porter, M.D.
Caroline Wilker, M.D. 
Ronda Willsher
Lisa Winter

Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Credit Statement(s):


Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other Healthcare Professionals
A record of attendance will be provided to all registrants for requesting credits in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty societies or other professional associations.

For disclosure information regarding Mayo Clinic School of Continuous Professional Development accreditation review committee member(s) and staff, please go here to review disclosures.

Available Credit

  • 3.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 3.50 Attendance

Virtual Exhibit Opportunities

This course offers the opportunity for commercial companies to showcase their latest innovations and share information on products and services with attendees and faculty in a virtual environment. 

If you are interested in exhibiting at this course, please contact us. 


The Virtual Exhibit Hall is paid advertising. The use of the Site and the Content, including Third Party Content, is at your own risk.


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