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1.5 CME 1.5 CEU

Co-Facilitators for MBSAQIP Administrative Leadership Table

Teresa R. Fraker, RN, BSN, MS; Melissa Latus, RN, BSN

Co-Facilitators for Standards Table

Wayne J. English, MD; Ramsey M. Dallal, MD

Co-Facilitators for Verification Table

Daniel B. Jones, MD; David A. Provost, MD

Facilitator for Data and Data Reports Table

Timothy Jackson, BSc, MD, MPH

Co-Facilitators for Quality Improvement Table (MD)

Stacy A. Brethauer, MD; Anthony T. Petrick, MD

Facilitator for Quality Improvement Table (IH)

Karen M. Schulz, MSN, CNS, CBN

Co-Facilitators for Accreditation Benefits Table

Raul J. Rosenthal, MD; Ninh T. Nguyen, MD


This roundtable luncheon will give attendees the opportunity to select from the following topics which will be discussed at individual tables – (1) MBSAQIP Administration, (2) Standards, (3) Verification, (4) Data, (5) Quality Improvement (MD), (6) Quality Improvement (IH), (7) Accreditation Benefits.

Target Audience

MBSAQIP hospital administrators, MBSCRs, MBS Directors, and all who are interested in quality.


Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the MBSAQIP accreditation requirements
  • Demonstrate how to interpret and use program data for quality improvement
  • Describe the site review process
  • Discuss the various benefits of bariatric surgery program accreditation