Skip to main content
UC Davis Healthcare Quality Forum

UC Davis Healthcare Quality Forum

Student Interest Group in
Health Care Quality Improvement

Join us at our next event!

Please join the UC Davis Quality Improvement Student Interest Group for a lunch lecture with Assistant Adjunct Professor Debra Bakerjian, Ph.D., F.N.P., R.N. The lecture will be held in Education Building Room 2206 and food will be served to the first 25 attendees.

Click here for further details.

Previous Events:

 On March 15, 2013, Dr. Ron Chapman, M.D., M.P.H. Director of California Department of Public Health, State Health Officer and a national expert, talked about quality improvement and shared insights on how public health utilizes quality improvement initiatives.

Click here to view the video recording of Dr. Chapman's presentation.
Click here for the Powerpoint presentation

Click here for the Lean Six Sigma and Health Care presentation given by Jared Quinton, Director, Performance Excellence, UC Davis Medical Center, Feb. 1, 2013. The presentation described how Six Sigma (and Lean Six Sigma) is a set of tools, strategies and quality management methods, including statistical analysis, for process improvement. Six Sigma was originally developed by Motorola in 1986 to identify and minimize errors and defects in their manufacturing process. Six Sigma has become the standard of process improvement in many industries, including Health Care. This presentation was sponsored by the Student Interest Group in Health Care Quality Improvement.

About the Student Interest Group in Health Care Quality

Join the Student Interest Group in Health Care Quality Improvement and learn how to make a difference in people’s lives by improving safety, timeliness, effectiveness, efficiency and cost in health-care systems.

We are an interprofessional educational community. Our goal is to help students gain the knowledge and skills to become change agents in health-care.

2012-13 QI Student Interest Group leaders:

School of Medicine: Maya Wolpert

Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing: Sarina Fazio

NP/PA Program: Lonna Hampton

Masters in Public Health program: Jeremy Meis

Graduate School of Management M.B.A.: Kristy Bird Trouchon

Faculty advisors: Dr. Ulfat Shaik, Dr. Debra Bakerjian

Contact: Sarina Fazio –