Quality, Patient Safety, and Health Equity in Obstetrics and Gynecology

From Concepts to Action

Baltimore, Maryland | May 18, 2023

Course Description

Are you interested in how to support and foster a culture of quality and safety in obstetric and gynecologic care for both patients and health care professionals? Are you looking to build your knowledge and skills in quality improvement with a grounding in equity considerations?

Join us for ACOG’s one-day course, Quality, Patient Safety, and Health Equity in Obstetrics and Gynecology: From Concepts to Action, on May 18 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET in Baltimore, Maryland, before the Annual Clinical & Scientific Meeting (ACSM). This course will provide practical tools and techniques you can use to improve patient safety, equity, and quality of care where you practice.

Topics will include:

  • Quality improvement tools 
  • Legal considerations in patient safety and quality improvement
  • Impact of human factors
  • Best practices for quality measurement and metrics 
  • Methods to apply a health equity lens to all quality improvement work

After completing this course, participants should be able to:

  • Improve team-building and communication techniques
  • Address medical staff issues related to quality and safety
  • Incorporate potential bias and discrimination evaluations into clinical case reviews and debriefs as a potential contributor to adverse outcomes
  • Implement strategies to assist patients, their support network, and health care teams

Course Faculty

  • Christina Davidson, MD, FACOG
  • Ian Donaldson, JD
  • Dena Goffman, MD, FACOG
  • John P. Keats, MD, CPE, FACOG
  • Patrice Weiss, MD, FACOG


If you have already registered to attend the ACSM, you are eligible for a 10% discount on this course. Registration for this session is not automatically included in ACSM registration. If you are interested in attending, select the option for the Quality, Patient Safety, and Health Equity in Obstetrics and Gynecology preconference session.
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Registration fees are $325 to attend this course only or a discounted rate of $295 for ACSM registrants. Reserve your seat now!


If you have any questions about this course, please email [email protected]