Doreen Tooch
Program Specialist
Arkansas Children's Hospital
Doreen Tooch is a Program Specialist in the Medical Staff Services Department at Arkansas Children’s Hospital (ACH), Little Rock, AR. While employed at Arkansas Children’s, she has played an instrumental role in developing the hospital’s quality improvement (QI) training course and serves as Program Administrator of the internal ACH/UAMS American Board of Pedaitrics MOC Portfolio. With 14 years Process Improvement experience in an academic medical facility setting, she personally mentors 5-10 improvement project teams at any given time and serves on several hospital committees.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

The Quality Improvement in Advanced Learners Program (QIALP) is a 9-month quality improvement (QI) program designed to train advanced learners (medical residents/fellows, advanced practice or doctoral nursing students, pharmacy residents, etc) to work effectively on interprofessional teams (each with two faculty facilitators and one experienced QI mentor) while using quality improvement science methodology. Project ideas are derived by institutional/hospital senior leadership, faculty facilitators, and the advanced learners themselves. Projects address one or more Quadruple Aim goals (…