Physician Engagement in Quality and Safety

Physician Engagement in Quality and Safety” is a one-day course for medical residents, fellows and faculty that highlights safety and quality challenges in healthcare and physicians’ role as leaders in improvement. Contact Laura Brown.

Physician Leadership in Quality and Safety Scholarly Concentration

Physician Leadership in Quality and Safety Scholarly Concentration” is designed for 4th year medical 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 .


TeamSTEPPS™ is an evidence-based teamwork system aimed at optimizing patient outcomes by improving communication and other teamwork skills among health care professionals.

Lean Six Sigma

Lean Six Sigma is a set of complementary methodologies to improve how we lead, teach and care. UNC Medical Center’s Department of Operational Efficiency offers training to all staff and faculty. Contact .

IHI Open School

IHI Open School offers students, residents, and faculty free online courses that teach the foundations of improvement, safety, system design, and leadership. IHQI strongly recommends IHI’s Open School courses as they offer exceptional content and are very well produced. Contact .