Physician Engagement in Quality & Safety

IHQI helps physicians gain a solid foundation in quality improvement through this one-day course that highlights the safety and quality challenges facing healthcare and physicians' role as leaders in improvement work. The course emphasizes involving patients and families in quality and safety.

Topics

  • Introduction to QI methods (including Lean, Six Sigma and the Model for Improvement)
  • Leadership roles in QI and how to participate in and contribute to QI at UNC
  • Disclosure of adverse events, patient safety and peer support
  • Involving patients and families in quality and safety

Faculty

Laura Brown, MPH - UNC Institute for Healthcare Quality Improvement

Bhisham Chera, MD - UNC Radiation/Oncology

Patience Leino - NC Children’s Hospital Family Advisory Board

& American Board of Pediatrics

Celeste Mayer, PhD - Patient Safety Officer, UNC Medical Center

Mike Pignone, MD, MPH - UNC Institute for Healthcare Quality Improvement

& UNC General Internal Medicine

Shana Ratner, MD - UNC General Internal Medicine
Rebecca Smith, MD - UNC Pediatric Critical Care Alex Toledo, MD - UNC Transplant Surgery

Tina Willis, MD - UNC Institute for Healthcare Quality Improvement

& UNC Pediatric Critical Care

Sam Weir, MD - UNC Family Medicine

 2015-2016 Dates

Thu, Aug 20

Wed, Oct 21 Wed, Dec 16

Thu, Mar 17

Wed, Sep 16

Tue, Nov 3 Tue, Feb 2

Thu, Apr 21

Registration

Register via LMS (enter "unchihqi" in the Learning Activities search box).

Contact

email Laura Brown  phone (919) 595-9823