IHI Open School is free to faculty, residents and students. When you create an account, type in, “UNC School of Medicine – Chapel Hill, NC” for the organization. If you are faculty, select “Teacher/Professor” as your primary role on the demographic information page. You should then be able to access the full catalog of courses. Complete instructions for accessing IHI Open School for free are explained by IHI. For additional questions, please contact the IHQI Program Coordinator.
UNC Health employees who don’t qualify for free access can access IHI Open School by contacting Tess Paratory, Hospital Quality & Innovation. Therese.Paratory@unchealth.unc.edu
UNC launched a graduate certificate in Improvement Science & Implementation in Spring 2023 and is recruiting more students for Spring 2024.
The three-course, nine credit-hour program adopts a flipped classroom model, with asynchronous lectures, readings, podcasts, and video, blended with in-person weekend project-based learning. The courses are:
- Change Leadership & System Improvement
- Design Thinking for the Public Good
- Implementation and Equity
Dr. Lora Cohen-Vogel, Professor of Public Policy and Education is the Program Coordinator. email@example.com