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MOC Governance

Advisory and Oversight Committee

The MOC Advisory and Oversight Committee meets monthly to review, provide feedback, and approve new project applications, help align and prioritize QI activities across the organization and community and provide any additional recommendations to the MOC program’s leaders.

2023 committee members

MOC Program

  • Joel Tieder (MOC Program Director and MOC QI Coach)
  • Nicole Keller (Director, Medical Staff Services)
  • Jimmy Beck (MOC QI Coach)
  • Sahar Rooholamini (MOC QI Coach)
  • Cheery Yip (MOC Program Manager)
  • Ty Price (GATHER MOC Program Coordinator)
  • Grace Franada (MOC Program Coordinator)

Center for Diversity and Health Equity representative

  • Ashley Durkin (Health Equity and Diversity Consultant/QI Advisor)

Quality Improvement representative

  • Lori Rutman (Director, The Quality Improvement [QI] Scholars Program)

MOC Project Leader representative

  • Annika Hofstetter (Principal Investigator Supv, Clinical and Translational Research)

Physician Assistant (PA) representative

  • Haley Sittner (Advanced Practice Provider, Lead, Neurosciences Prac Plan)

QI Coaches

Our Quality Improvement (QI) Coaches bring diverse expertise in QI, including QI education, leadership, and research. Our QI Coaches support MOC Project Leaders and teams to:

  • Develop impactful and meaningful QI projects
  • Obtain, display, and evaluate process and outcome measures
  • Identify and mitigate barriers to improvement
  • Learn and apply QI skills
  • Create scholarly work when applicable

Current QI Coaches

Contact Us

General inquiries: (email)  

Program Director: Joel S. Tieder, MD, MPH (email)

Program Manager: Cheery Yip (email)

Program Coordinator: Grace Franada (email)

GATHER Program Coordinator: Ty Price (email

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