Innovations in Quality Improvement Award
The AAD is offering an award to recognize dermatologists who are leaders in innovative quality improvement (QI) efforts in dermatology. The purpose of the award is to encourage the adoption of meaningful QI practices in dermatology in order to improve patient care. The recipient will receive a $1,000 prize, free registration, and one night’s hotel stay for the Annual Meeting, a value of $2,400. The recipient will be presented with a commemorative plaque and an opportunity for a short lecture at the QI Symposium at AAD's Annual Meeting.
The application is closed.
Application Opens: July 15, 2021
Application Deadline: September 19, 2021
Awards Selected: December 2021
Awardees present project at AAD Annual Meeting: March 2022
Any active United States-based Fellow member who has successfully completed QI projects may submit findings from a single project to the Academy for consideration for the award. Applications require the following information:
Area of focus for QI/Problem statement
QI tools/methods used
Measure of progress or outcomes
All candidates will receive a score of 0-5 in each of the following categories:
Strength of project design
Significance of problem
Impact on quality or safety
Novel or innovative approaches, tools, or technologies