Pediatric Subcommittee

Our goal is to bring together pediatric anesthesiology experts from around the world to improve care of pediatric patients undergoing anesthesia.

Our Work

The MPOG Pediatric Subcommittee was launched to develop quality improvement measures focused on the pediatric population. Measures currently available to MPOG sites include:

Pediatrics Measures

Excludes patients 18 years and older

NMB 03

Neuromuscular Blockade Dosing, Infants

PAIN 01

Multimodal Pain Management

PONV 04

Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting Prophylaxis

TRAN 03

Transfusion Vigilance, Pediatrics

TRAN 04

Overtransfusion, Pediatrics

TEMP 04

Interoperative Normothermia

Coming Soon...

ABX 02

Antibiotic Timing, Pediatrics

FLUID 02

Minimizing Colloid Use, Pediatrics

Other Measures of Interest

GLU 02

Low
Glucose Treated, Intraop

BP 02

Avoiding Monitoring Gaps

NMB 01

TOF
Monitoring

NMB 02

NMB
Reversal

PONV 03

PONV Outcomes

TEMP 03

Postop
Hypothermia

Opioid Equivalency

Tonsil/Adenoid

Upcoming Events

The Pediatric Anesthesia Subcommittee meets quarterly each year. All meetings are currently held virtually via Zoom from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Eastern. Previous meeting minutes and recordings can be found under Archived Events.

2022 Meeting Dates

    • Wednesday, February 16, 2022
    • Wednesday, May 18, 2022
    • Wednesday, August 17, 2022

Leadership

Bishr Haydar, MD

Michigan Medicine

Co-Chair

Brad Taicher, DO, MD

Duke Medicine

Co-Chair

Meridith Bailey, MSN, RN

MPOG

Pediatric Program Lead

Committee Members

The pediatric subcommittee was launched in 2019 with the goal of bringing pediatric anesthesiologists together to collaborate on quality improvement (QI) areas as they relate to pediatric patients undergoing anesthesia. This subcommittee is open to anyone who is interested in participating however, measure review and votes are limited to pediatric QI champions who practice at an institution actively participating in MPOG, see Pediatric Subcommittee Members page for a full list of members.

Forum

MPOG uses Basecamp Forum to share ideas, gather feedback, and track progress of projects.

Click here for Basecamp

If you are interested in joining the pediatric forum, contact us.

For any inquiries please email Meridith Bailey