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

PAIN 01

Multimodal Pain Management

Opioid Equivalency

Tonsil/Adenoid

PONV 04

Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting Prophylaxis

TEMP 04

Interoperative Normothermia

Other Measures of Interest

BP 02

Avoiding Monitoring Gaps

NMB 01

Train-of-Four Monitoring

NMB 02

Reversal Administration

PONV 03

PONV Outcomes

PUL 01

Protective Tidal Volume

GLU 02

Hypoglycemia Treated Intraop

TEMP 01

Active Warming

TEMP 02

Core Temperature

TEMP 03

Postoperative Hypothermia

TOC 02

Transfer of Care

Upcoming Events

The Pediatric Anesthesia Subcommttee 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.

2021 Meeting Dates

    • Wednesday, February 17, 2021
    • Wednesday, May 19, 2021
    • Wednesday, August 18, 2021
    • Wednesday, December 15, 2021


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