The Improvement Scholars Program 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. Improvement Scholars receive training, mentorship and guidance from IHQI Faculty Coaches as well as half-time support of an IHQI project manager for 12 months. For help with project design or additional questions, email May-Britt Sten.
IHQI provides mentorship and training in quality and safety to Improvement Fellows. For additional questions, email Monecia Thomas.
The NC MOC program encourages physician participation in quality improvement activities. Physicians can earn MOC Part IV credit by participating in approved improvement efforts. The program is administered through the UNC-Chapel Hill’s Institute for Healthcare Quality Improvement with funding provided by the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Medicine. Contact the NC MOC Program Manager for additional information.
The Clinician Leadership in Quality and Safety Scholarly Concentration is designed for 4th year medical and nursing students with an interest in quality improvement in healthcare. Students work closely with a mentor and QI project over the course of a year and present their findings at an annual symposium. Contact the Cristina Palacio for additional information.