Conferences Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Quality and Safety Conference

Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Center is offering a Conference in Quality and Safety. The goal of the conference is to advance a culture of integrated quality improvement in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, provide a forum to share and discuss ongoing initiatives, and foster collaborative work in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology quality and safety. The symposium will feature keynote speakers and a poster session.

Thursday, November 9, 2023
12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Friday, November 10, 2023
8:00 am – 3:30 pm

Texas Children’s Legacy Tower
16th floor auditorium
6651 Main Street
Houston, TX 77030

The deadline to register is November 01, 2023, 6:00 PM CDT 


Abstract Submission

All conference attendees are encouraged to submit abstracts and present a poster during the conference. Presentation areas of focus include medication safety, hemoglobinopathy, pain control and transition of care, and inpatient workflows. However, all abstract topics are encouraged.

The poster session will be on November 10, 2023 from 12:00pm to 1:00pm.

The deadline for abstract submission is October 1, 2023, 6:00 PM CDT

Featured Speakers

  • Eduardo Salas, MS, PhD
    Professor, Psychological Sciences
    Rice University
  • Jenna Merandi, PharmD, MS, CPPS
    Medication Safety Officer
    Nationwide Children’s Hospital
  • Christopher Dandoy, MD, MSc CCHMC
    Associate Professor
    University of Cincinnati, Department of Pediatrics
    Division of Bone Marrow Transplantation and Immune Deficiency

Continuing Medical Education (CME)

Jointly provided by Texas Children’s Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine 
Target Audience. Physicians, residents, fellows, advanced practice providers, nurses, social workers, pharmacists and other healthcare professionals 
Learning Objectives. At the conclusion of the lecture, the participants should be better able to: 

  • Integrate quality and patient safety standards in the clinical practice of pediatric hematology and oncology 
  • Identify and share quality improvement and patient safety tools relevant to pediatric hematology and oncology patient population 
  • Formulate priorities for quality improvement and patient safety in pediatric hematology and oncology 

Learning Outcome. At the end of the conference, at least 80% of attendees will be able to identify at least one concept learned related to quality improvement and patient safety in the pediatric hematology and oncology patient population. 
Accreditation/Credit Statement. This live activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Texas Medical Association through the joint providership of Texas Children’s Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine. Texas Children’s Hospital is accredited by the TMA to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 
Texas Children’s Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 
Texas Children’s Hospital is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This activity awards up to 7.5 contact hours. 
Disclosure. Persons involved in the planning of this activity have reported no relevant financial relationships with any ineligible company.  
Contact Information 
Florence Noel

Hotel Information

Guest Rate Location
Hilton Houston Plaza / Medical Center
6633 Travis St., Houston, TX 77030
Discounted Room Rate: $139 (only 10 rooms available at this rate)

Guests may call the Central Reservations department at 713-313-4606 or make a reservation online. Provide the Group Code: PHO1 or ask for the group by name "PH-OQIC – TCH-BCM" when booking a reservation. The deadline for reservations is 10/10/2023. There are a limited number of rooms at this rate.

Other Nearby Hotel Locations

InterContinental Houston
6750 Main St, Houston, TX 77030

SureStay Plus By Best Western Houston
6700 Main St, Houston, TX 77030

DoubleTree by Hilton Houston Medical Center Hotel & Suites
6800 Main St, Houston, TX 77030

The Westin Houston Medical Center/Museum District
1709 Dryden Rd, Houston, TX 77030

Houston Marriott Medical Center/Museum District
6580 Fannin St, Houston, TX 77030

Extended Stay America – Houston Med. Ctr.
1301 S Braeswood Blvd, Houston, TX 77030

Blossom Hotel Houston
7118 Bertner Ave, Houston, TX 77030

Hyatt Place Houston Medical Center
7329 Fannin St, Houston, TX 77030

For questions or additional information, please email inquiries to Florence Noel at fxnoel@texaschildrens.org.