National conference

pillars HVPAA 2018

The 2018 annual HVPAA Research and Education Conference will be held on September 22-24, 2018 in Baltimore, MD. The abstract submission site opens January 1, 2018.

The mission of the HVPAA annual research and education conference is to identify and advance quality improvement initiatives that have safely eliminated unnecessary medical practice and innovative high value healthcare educational curricula.

Any academic medical center may submit an abstract to be considered for podium or poster presentation. Follow this link for detailed information about abstract submissions.

pillars HVPAA 2017

Academic medical centers from across the United States and Canada came together at the 2017 national conference to celebrate high value care and describe quality improvement projects that have safely reduced low value practice through oral presentations and posters. Nearly 200 clinicians, house staff members and administrators from 70 medical centers attended the conference, which featured innovative work from 50 institutions in the U.S. and Canada. Some 140 podium and poster presentations described quality-improvement projects that focused on delivering better patient care by reducing unnecessary health care practices.

The program included lectures from renowned faculty leaders in high value care. Additionally, presentations described innovative curricula developed by academic medical centers for undergraduate and graduate medical education to instill high value practice in future generation of physicians. The complete list of podium and poster presentations can be viewed here.

Christopher Petrilli, MD from Michigan Medicine and Joshua Levenson, MD from University of Pittsburg.