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Department of Women’s Health Grand Rounds: Quality in Gynecology: What Do We Measure & Why

Location: Zoom

Date: Thursday, January 21, 2021

Time: 7:30–8:30 a.m.

Contact: Tracey Walker

About the Event

This installment of Women’s Health Grand Rounds features Jason D. Wright, M.D., presenting “Quality in Gynecology: What Do We Measure and Why.” Wright is vice chair of academic affairs in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.

Email Tracey Walker to receive the Zoom information.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this event series, the audience participant should be able to:

  • Describe how health services research can be used to measure quality in gynecology.
  • Describe the strengths and limitations of observational data used to measure quality.
  • Describe commonly used quality metrics in gynecology.

Target Audience

  • Primary: Specialists in General Obstetrics and/or Gynecology and Women’s Health
  • Secondary: Other interprofessional and multidisciplinary health care providers


This activity has been designed to promote some of the following desired physician attributes and competencies:

  • ACGME: Patient Care;Interpersonal & Communication Skills; Professionalism; Medical Knowledge; Practice-based Learning & Improvement;Systems-based Practice
  • IOM: Provide Patient-centered Care;Work w/Interdisciplinary Teams;Use Evidence-based Practice; Apply QI; Use Informatics
  • IECC: Interprofessional Teamwork & Team-based Practice; Interprofessional Communication; Values & Ethics for Interprofessional Practice

Wright reported the following relevant financial relationships:

  • Grants/Research support: Merck
  • Consultant: Clovis Oncology

The Women’s Health Grand Rounds planning committee members are Isaac Lavie, M.D.; Emily Vinas, Ed.D.; Tracey Walker; George Macones, M.D.; Radek Bukowski, M.D., Ph.D.; Bri Tristan, M.D.; Alison Brooks, M.D.; Rita Tsai, M.D.; Elizabeth Polinard, RN, Ph.D.; Yvette Williams-Brown, M.D., MMS; and Hannah Chacon, M.D. The planning committee members have no financial conflicts of interest to disclose relating to the educational content of this series.

Accreditation Statement:

The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School designates this internet live course for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.