Slayton receives award for uniting research, clinical operationsJun. 8, 2023, 10:33 AM
by Paul Govern
Jenny Slayton, DNP, RN, Senior Vice President for Quality, Safety and Risk Prevention at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, received the Outstanding Operational Partner Award recently at the Vanderbilt Symposium on Implementation Research in the Learning Health System.
The award recognizes administrators who have helped unite clinical research and clinical operations at VUMC to evaluate and implement new approaches to care.
The symposium’s keynote speaker was Vincent Liu, MD, MS, senior research scientist and Northern California regional director of hospital advanced analytics at Kaiser Permanente. Liu titled his address, “Toward the Learning Hospital System: Research Grade Analytics on Operational Timelines.”
The symposium also included a workshop on opportunities in implementation science funding, a panel presentation on social drivers of health and a research poster session.
The symposium was sponsored by the Center for Clinical Quality and Implementation Research and the Vanderbilt Institute for Clinical and Translational Research.