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The Most Important Things I have Learned About Improving Healthcare
April 28 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
4th Annual MetroHealth
Duncan V. Neuhauser Quality Improvement Lecture
Paul V. Miles, MD, graduated from Stanford University, completed medical school at UCLA and pediatric training at Harbor/UCLA. He was in private pediatric practice for twenty-four years in Twin Falls, Idaho and served as Director of Clinical Quality Improvement and Co-Director of the Center of Excellence in Rural Healthcare at Magic Valley Regional Medical Center. He held adjunct faculty positions at Case Western University School of Medicine and the University of Washington School of Medicine.
From April 1999 to April 2002, Dr. Miles served as Chief Quality Officer and Executive Director of the Center for Clinical Improvement and Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee. He was responsible for directing quality improvement efforts for the medical center.
In May 2002, Dr. Miles joined the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP) in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, as Vice President, Director of Quality Improvement and Assessment Programs in Pediatric Practice. In 2008 he became Senior Vice President for Maintenance of Certification and Quality for the ABP until his retirement from the ABP in June 2013. He oversaw the development of the ABP’s Maintenance of Certification program assessing physician quality and professional development. He has served on quality committees with the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Board of Medical Specialties, the AMA Physician Consortium for Improving Performance, the Children’s Hospital Association (formerly NACHRI) Quality Council, the Duke University Children’s Hospital and several other national committees focusing on quality of care. He has served on the board of directors for the American Board of Family Medicine and the American Board of Family Medicine Foundation. He is a former Chair of the Board of Directors of the American Board of Pediatrics.
Dr. Miles is currently a Senior Quality Advisor for the American Board of Pediatrics. He stepped down in June 2014 as the Program Director for the ABMS Multi-Specialty MOC Portfolio Program, a joint effort of seventeen ABMS boards. He recently served on the board of directors of the Academy for Healthcare Improvement and was a member of the advisory group for the revision of the SQUIRE guidelines for publishing quality improvement work. Dr. Miles is an adjunct Professor of Pediatrics at Duke University School of Medicine and a visiting Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Missouri School of Medicine.
Lecture co-sponsored by The Center for Health Care Research and Policy and
The Center for Reducing Health Disparities
Case Western Reserve University at MetroHealth Medical Center