Surgical Quality Improvement

  • Rachel R. Kelz
  • Sandra L. Wong

Part of the Success in Academic Surgery book series (SIAS)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Lillian S. Kao
    Pages 1-8
  3. Christina A. Minami, Karl Y. Bilimoria, Anthony D. Yang
    Pages 9-26
  4. Andrew M. Ibrahim, Justin B. Dimick
    Pages 27-38
  5. Affan Umer, Scott Ellner
    Pages 39-44
  6. Ira L. Leeds, Elizabeth C. Wick
    Pages 45-53
  7. Brandyn D. Lau, Elliott R. Haut
    Pages 55-63
  8. Ryan D. Macht, David McAneny
    Pages 65-74
  9. Lawrence Tsen, Jo Shapiro, Stanley Ashley
    Pages 75-83
  10. Morgan M. Sellers, Sandra L. Wong, Rachel R. Kelz
    Pages 85-94
  11. Megan K. Applewhite, Peter Angelos
    Pages 95-100
  12. Brad S Oriel, Kamal M. F. Itani
    Pages 101-110
  13. Jason B. Liu, Bruce L. Hall, Clifford Y. Ko
    Pages 111-123
  14. James Taylor, Tim Xu, Martin A. Makary
    Pages 125-132
  15. Back Matter
    Pages 133-136

About this book


This unique handbook is designed for surgeons involved in personal, programmatic, institutional, regional or national QI efforts. The book highlights key quality improvement principles that relate to the care of the surgical patient. Theories as well as practical tips regarding quality improvement are gathered for this outstanding resource.

Aimed at surgical residents and young surgical faculty, Success in Academic Surgery: Surgical Quality Improvement is written by expert authors who are members of the Association for Academic Surgery. No similar book directed at surgeons exists, and this is a timely and comprehensive QI resource for trainees, educators, and surgical leaders.


Clinical learning environment High quality provider Quality of care Surgical quality improvement System-based practice

Editors and affiliations

  • Rachel R. Kelz
    • 1
  • Sandra L. Wong
    • 2
  1. 1.University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of MedicinePhiladelphiaUSA
  2. 2.The Geisel School of Medicine at DartmouthHanoverUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2017
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-23355-0
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-23356-7
  • Series Print ISSN 2194-7481
  • Series Online ISSN 2194-749X
  • Buy this book on publisher's site
Industry Sectors
Internal Medicine & Dermatology