1. Describe the roles of the members of the health care team in their respective responsibilities for quality care
2. Describe the steps to write a protocol, abstract, and journal article and to examine common pitfalls in conducting research.
3. Discuss the tenets of good study design, with a focus on designs that are most rigorous for quality improvement projects.
4. Recognize resources available at Baystate to assist with beginning and completing research projects.



Tara Lagu, MD, MPH
Associate Professor
University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate
Academic Hospitalist, Research Scientist
Baystate Medical Center 

Mihaela Stefan, MD
Associate Professor
University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate
Baystate Medical Center 

None of the members of the faculty and planning committee for this educational event have commercial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling or distributing health care goods and services consumed by or used on patients.


Session date: 
03/01/2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am EST
Baystate Medical Center
759 Chestnut Street
Springfield, MA 01199
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 1.00 BCIPE Instructional Hours

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