Skip to main content

COVID-19 Advisory: Visitor restrictions are in place for all Phoenix Children’s locations. Masks are required for all visitors and for patients ages 2+. For more information, visit our COVID-19 Resource Center.


Pediatric Ambulatory Quality Symposium (PAQS) 2020

This symposium aims to explore the spectrum of quality improvement and its impact in ambulatory pediatrics, the role of clinically integrated networks, future trends in quality based reimbursement and provider quality engagement via key note and invited subject matter expert presentations.

Pediatric Ambulatory Quality Symposium (PAQS)
Program Agenda

CME Credit will be offered

Thursday, March 12


12:30-1:20 pm



1:20-1:30 pm

Opening Comments

Roy Jedeikin MD

Bob Meyer CEO and President Phoenix Children's Hospital

1:30-2:30 pm

Returning the Joy to Medicine in Primary Pediatric Care through a Quality Improvement Lens

Sheryl A. Morelli MD

2:30-3:10 pm

Care Management for Children With Medical Complexity: Integration Is Essential

Jodi Carter MD

3:10-3:40 pm

Break – Refreshments


3:40-4:20 pm

Role of the Primary Pediatrician in Subspecialty Referral and Consultation: To Refer or not to Refer - A Quality Improvement Initiative

Ashraf Harahsheh MD

4:20-5:00 pm

Pediatric Clinically Integrated Networks - Clinical Integration is Changing Pediatric Care

Chad Johnson

5:30-7:30 pm

Cocktails hosted at Scottsdale Plaza


Friday, March 13


7:30-8:00 am

Continental Breakfast


8:00-9:00 am

Working with a Health Plan on Performance Measurement in Primary Pediatric Care: From Mastering “Gaps in Care” Reports to Thriving in Quality-based Reimbursement 

Charlton Wilson, MD

Colleen Soeder, RN

9:00-10:00 am

CQI Methodologies and Breakout Sessions


Roy Jedeikin MD


Breakout Moderators:

Roy Jedeikin MD

Rick Engel MD

Kelly Kelleher MD

Micah Olson MD

10:00-10:20 am

Break – Refreshments


10:20-10:50 am

Clinical Pathways in Ambulatory Pediatric Practice

Rick Engel MD

10:50-11:20 am

Implementation of a Constipation Clinical Pathway in Ambulatory Pediatric Practice

Jodi Carter MD

11:20-12:00 pm

Innovations at the Interface of Pediatric Primary and Specialty Care for enhancing quality of care within Clinically Integrated Networks

Roy Jedeikin MD

12:00-12:50 pm



12:30-12:40   Beta-Lactam Allergy DElabeling (BLADE)


12:40-12:50   A Water Safety Education Program for Primary Care Providers



Jordan Merz M.D.


Catherine Tretiakova RN BSN

12:50-1:50 pm

Inspiration for Integration:  Building an Integrated Behavioral/Mental Health Program in Pediatric Primary Care Clinic

Sheryl A. Morelli MD, MS

1:50-2:20 pm

Maintenance of Certification and Quality Improvement opportunities in Ambulatory Pediatric Practice

Micah Olson MD

2:20-2:30 pm

Closing Comments

Roy Jedeikin MD

2:30 pm



Share this page