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The UNC Institute for Healthcare Quality Improvement (IHQI) is soliciting applications from UNC School of Medicine and Health Care System clinicians who want to develop improvement leadership skills by participating in the IHQI Improvement Scholars Program.

Selected Improvement Scholars will participate in the program and lead a clinical improvement project from Sept 1, 2020 – Aug 31, 2021.

Application Process
The first step in the application process is to submit a one-page letter of intent. If your letter of intent meets initial selection criteria, you will be invited to submit a full project proposal.

The full application and more details are available here.


RFP Published Oct 28, 2019
Competitive Letter of Intent Due Dec 2, 2019
Invitation to Apply Dec 9, 2019
Proposal Due Jan 31, 2020
Notification of Awards Feb 28, 2020
Project Start Sept 1, 2020


Please address questions about the Improvement Scholars Program to Laura Brown