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IHQI Scholar presents at Society of General Internal Medicine

June 5, 2023

Congratulations to Dr. Claire West, MD for presenting the poster of her IHQI Improvement Scholars project “Expanding Outpatient Access to OUD Treatment in Academic Internal Medicine: A QI Story” at the SGIM conference in Aurora, CO in May. Dr. West was a cohort 8 (2021-2022) IHQI Improvement Scholar. 

CLQS Scholar Presented at the American Geriatrics Society

May 31, 2023

Congratulations to Melina Smith, who presented her QI poster: “What is the Physician Role in Hospital Fall Prevention?: A Quality Improvement Initiative on the Impatient Cardiology Service” at the American Geriatrics Society in May 2023.  Melina was a Cohort 7 (2022-2023) CLQS Scholar mentored by Dr. Andrew De La Paz.  Read the Poster Abstract here … Read more

CLQS Scholar was selected as a recipient of the Star Research Achievement Award by the Society of Critical Care Medicine

May 31, 2023

Congratulations to Dr. Emily Fink, who was selected as a recipient of the Star Research Achievement Award by the Society of Critical Care Medicine for her abstract “Implementation of 2HELPS2B Seizure Risk Score: A High-Value Approach to Seizure Detection in the ICU.” The Star Research Award is intended to recognize excellence in critical care research … Read more

Clinician Leadership in Quality and Safety Scholarly Concentration (CLQS) Symposium

January 9, 2023

The Clinician Leadership in Quality and Safety (CLQS) scholarly concentration provides an opportunity for 4th-year Medical Students and Ph.D. Nursing Students to conduct a Quality Improvement project with a clinical improvement team under the guidance of a faculty mentor. The annual CLQS Symposium will be held virtually this year on Thursday, March 2nd at 2pm … Read more

Call for Letters of Intent – Improvement Scholars Program

November 2, 2022

The UNC Institute for Healthcare Quality Improvement (IHQI) invites letters of intent from clinicians interested in IHQI’s Improvement Scholars Program. Letters are due Dec 2, 2022. Improvement Scholars is a structured, experiential learning program. Improvement Scholars learn clinical improvement leadership by proposing, designing and leading a project with guidance and support from experienced clinical improvement leaders. IHQI provides project … Read more

IHQI Improvement Scholars and Fellows Symposium

June 30, 2022

IHQI’s Improvement Scholars and Fellows Symposium was held on September 20, 2022. Presenters, IHQI faculty mentors and staff convened in Old Clinic Auditorium and were joined by more than 160 audience members via Zoom. Improvement Scholars presented results of their quality improvement projects.  View the video recording. After acknowledging the tremendous accomplishments of the Improvement Scholars Cohort … Read more

Grand Rounds – Dr. Steve Pantilat

May 6, 2022

Dr. Steve Pantilat is an internationally-recognized expert in Palliative Care and Board Chair for the Palliative Care Quality Collaborative, a national organization dedicated to improving the quality of care for seriously ill people and their families. “When we or our loved ones become seriously ill, many of us don’t know where to turn, the questions … Read more