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Michael Jordan MD Earns Masters in Healthcare Quality and Safety Management

June 8, 2015

JordanMichaelMichael Jordan, MD, was awarded a Master’s degree on May 28, 2015 in Healthcare Quality and Safety Management (MS-HQSM) from the Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia. The MS-HQSM is a specialized degree program offered by the Jefferson School of Population Health.

The degree program is designed specifically for physician executives and addresses the national need for executive leadership in health care quality and patient safety. Thomas Jefferson University accepts 125 CME hours of prerequisite courses from American Association of Physician Leadership as part of its degree curriculum. These courses cover the most important competencies in medical management and leadership — taught by nationally recognized faculty. The MS-HQSM candidates then complete 10 additional graduate level courses covering health law, information technology, organizational development and quality from the faculty at Jefferson.

Dr. Jordan is pediatrician with an office in Sodus, NY and is the Medical Director of Child Health for the Rochester Regional Medical Group and Chief of Pediatrics at Newark-Wayne Community Hospital.

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