Two Department of Medicine faculty were named as the recipients of a 2018 Innovations Grant from the Center for Healthcare Delivery Science & Innovation at UCM’s 13th Annual Quality & Safety Symposium on May 2, 2018:

  • Elbert Huang,MD, Professor of Medicine (General Internal Medicine)  for his proposal entitled “Examining the Post-Crash Wreckage: Finding the What, Why, and How Behind Medication Error”
  • Valerie Press,MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine (General Internal Medicine) for her proposal entitled  “ACT VALUE Program for Asthma and COPD: Ambulatory Care Transformation using Value-based Assessment and Learning or Under-recognized Etiologies: Asthma & COPD ”

The Innovations Grant Program is a $100,000 program that supports projects that use research-quality methods to design, implement and/or evaluate innovative solutions to operational challenges or areas in need of improvement at UCM.   The program’s goal is to help identify and develop future innovators and to create value for patients.   The program, which provides grants up to $50,000, is supported by philanthropy with matching support from UCM.