Physician Engagement in Quality & Safety

IHQI offers a 1-day class for anyone interested in learning about and becoming involved with quality and safety in healthcare

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
  • TeamSTEPPS initiatives and techniques

 2016-2017 Dates

Wed, Sep 7

Tue, Oct 18 Thu, Jan 19

Tue, Mar 21

Tue, Sep 27

Fri, Dec 9 Wed, Feb 22

Thu, Apr 20

Registration

Register via LMS (enter "unchihqi" in the Learning Activities search box). Directions and parking information can be found here.

Faculty

Laura Brown, MPH - UNC Institute for Healthcare Quality Improvement

Bhisham Chera, MD - Radiation/Oncology

Patience Leino - American Board of Pediatrics

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

Erin Eckert, MPA - TeamSTEPPS Coordinator

Lori Lee - Me Fine Foundation; NC Children's Hospital Family Advisory Board

Tina Willis, MD - UNC Institute for Healthcare Quality Improvement Pediatric Critical Care

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

Tom Bice, MD, MSc - Pulmonary Medicine

Chris Walsh-Kelly, MD - Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Will Stoudemire, MD - Pediatric Emergency Medicine

John Stephens, MD - General Internal Medicine

Jamie Cavanaugh, PharmD - General Internal Medicine

Mark Gwynne, DO - Family Medicine

Tom Ivester, MD, MPH; Maternal Child health & UNC Hospitals

Contact

Email   [phone (984) 974-3599] for more information.