2017 NIPN Annual Meeting

Theme: Dissemination and Implementation (D&I)

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Important Dates:

Annual Meeting: November 13 - 14, 2017

Meeting Registration (online): through October 27, 2017

Hotel Reservations (online, phone): Cut-off for block guest rooms is Friday, October 20, 2017

Poster Submission (e-mail): To Terri Chauvet by Monday, October 23, 2017

Meeting Materials Available (online): November 17, 2017

Submit Evaluation: on the last day (Nov 14) before you leave the conference


Hotel & Travel Information

Fly directly into the Albuquerque Airport (ABQ)

Andaluz Hotel

125 2nd St NW,

Albuquerque, NM 87102

(505) 242-9090

$129 rates are per room, per night,

Single or double occupancy (plus 13% tax).

Please refer to the “NIPN Annual Meeting” 


October 20, 2017

Rates are available 3 days prior and post based on availability


Book Hotel Reservations


Guest rooms include compliments such as:

  • Complimentary high-speed wireless internet in guestrooms and in meeting space
  • Complimentary robes in guestrooms
  • Complimentary in-room safes in guestrooms
  • Complimentary 24-hour access to the business center
  • Executive desks with I-pod docking stations
  • Complimentary access to the New Mexico Sports and Wellness Center
  • Complimentary valet parking

The event will take place in the Barcelona Ballroom, which is located on the second floor of the hotel; the Majorca Room is the breakout room, this room is located on the first floor of the hotel (there will be signage for both). 


Meeting Overview:

Attendees at the 2017 NIPN Annual Meeting will participate in real-world, hands-on training and tolls in program development and sustainability, including focused content on conducting quality improvement activities in primary care settings. Sessions are tailored towards issues of interest for IP leaders and partners, QI coaches, practice facilitators, and data analysts.

Please do not forget to bring a sweater or wrap as conference rooms tend to be chilly.

Thank you to The University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Office of Continue Medical Education for providing 11.5 CMEs.

The Office of Continuing Medical Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 11.5 AMAPRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Office of Continuing Medical Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.



There is no registration fee to attend the meeting

Who Should Attend?:

IP leaders, IP partners/stakeholders, quality improvement coaching staff, and program managers; non-IP professionals who oversee and/or conduct quality improvement activities in primary care practice settings that serve children may also attend.


Keynote Speaker: J.E. Jamal Martín, PhD, MPH, BA; Topic: Social Determinants of Health

KeynoteSpeaker_NIPN17J.E. Jamal Martín has clinical and academic experience in nursing, medicine, and public health. He has taught interdisciplinary studies and carried out clinical research in public health practice and epidemiology in local, national, and international settings. Educated at the New School for Social Research, he completed his undergraduate degree at Hawaii Pacific College and graduate degree at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. He received postgraduate training in epidemiology through the University of Michigan and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Following completion of his doctorate at the University of New Mexico, he briefly studied at the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law at Georgetown University in Washington, DC.

  • Hawaii Pacific University, BA, Human Services and Health Sciences
  • University of Hawaii at Manoa, MPH, Community Health Development
  • University of New Mexico, PhD, Health Promotion and Disease Prevention


Poster Symposium:

Oral Presentation Guidelines

Oral sessions: 2 minutes for presentation targeted to the theme of the conference (Dissemination and Implementation).  What are the mechanisms you use for data collection, and staffing/coaching to disseminate and implement your work?


Please note: You will be required to provide your presentation on a USB 3 weeks prior to conference (deadline 10/23/17) to Terri Chauvet).


Poster Presentation Guidelines


  • Maximum poster surface area is 2 X 3 ft  (please be careful of your font size, must be able to read)
  • Removal and collection of posters at the end of the display period remains the responsibility of the author(s).
  • Posters not removed by the indicated take down time will be removed and disposed of by meeting staff


Networking Event:

Valencia Room

on the second floor of the Andaluz Hotel

November 13, 2017

Cost for dinner is $25

(Please arrange payment with Terri (tchauvet@salud.unm.edu) prior to the conference)

Festive Fajita Station served from 6 – 7 PM

 Reception / Networking (cash bar) from 7 – 10 PM


Meeting Schedule:


Day One: November 13th
8:00 AMBreakfast
8:30 AMWelcome & IntroductionsKirsten Bennett, PhD, RD, LD
8:45 AMDissemination and ImplementationTBA
10:00 AMNIPN Learning Activity - Communication Strategies

Allen Coffmann, MD, FAAP

Peggy Stemmler, MD, MBA

11:00 AMNIPN Ahead

Judy Shaw, EdD, MPH, RN, FAAP

Wendy Davis, MD, FAAP

11:30 AMNetworking lunch with special event
12:30 PMStaying Afloat in a Sea of MeasuresJudy Shaw EdD, MPH, RN, FAAP
1:00 PMEarly Childhood InitiativesSarah Gonzales, MD
2:15 PMQuality Improvement LabBrandon Bell, MEd
3:15 PMPoster SymposiumKirsten Bennett, PhD, RD, LD
4:15 PMSummation of Day OneKirsten Bennett, PhD, RD, LD
6:00 PMNetworking Reception (optional)
Day Two: November 14th
8:00 AMBreakfast
8:30 AMWelcome & IntroductionsKirsten Bennett, PhD, RD, LD
8:45 AMSocial Determinants of HealthJ.E. Jamal Martín, PhD, MPH, BA
10:00 AMBright Futures Update (Adolescent Focus)

Judy Shaw EdD, MPH, RN, FAAP


10:30 AMAdolescent Health


Wendy Davis, MD, FAAP

11:30 AMNetworking lunch
12:30 PMHospital Based QIAllen Coffman MD, FAAP
1:30 PM

Breakout #1: Hands on CoIIN Tool Kit

Breakout #2: Learning from Behind: Exploring QI Microsystems

Tessa Medina-Lucero, MPH

Peggy Stemmler, MD, MBA

2:55 PMQI Team Space Update and ApplicationChuck Norlin, MD, FAAP
3:25 PMSummation of Day TwoKirsten Bennett, PhD, RD, LD


Improvement Partnership Host

Thank you Envision New Mexico for hosting this year's meeting! 


Envision New Mexico: The Initiative for Child Healthcare Quality

UNM HSC SOM Department of Pediatrics

Division of Adolescent Medicine


Meeting Support Contact:


Terri Chauvet, CAPM

Program Coordinator

Envision NM

UNM HSC Department of Pediatrics

Division of Adolescent Medicine

625 Silver Ave SW Suite 324

Albuquerque, NM 87102

phone: 505-925-7618

fax: 505-925-7601