The Anderson Center at Cincinatti Children’s provides several improvement science offerings. All leaders in the healthcare industry are eligible to apply for the Intermediate Improvement Science Series, Advanced Improvement Methods and Quality Scholars Program.

Intermediate Improvement Science Series (I2S2)

The aim of I2S2 is to build a broader and deeper network of improvement leaders, bring about continued cultural transformation and develop skill and experience with all aspects of Deming’s System of Profound Knowledge. It includes understanding variation, appreciation of the system, theory of knowledge / action-learning and psychology / change management.

This program involves seven on- and off-site sessions over a six-month period. Learn more about how the program would benefit you.

Advanced Improvement Methods (AIM)

Advanced Improvement Methods (AIM) is a highly interactive course for faculty who lead improvement projects and already know the basics of QI and clinical epidemiology and/or research methods.

This program involves four two-day sessions (three in Cincinnati, OH and one TBA) and five 90-minute webinars. Learn more about how the program would benefit you and find an application for admission.

Quality Scholars Program

The Quality Scholars Program in the Anderson Center is developing researchers and leaders who will transform pediatric health and healthcare delivery. Program goals include developing faculty to create effective healthcare delivery system interventions that can be disseminated into real-world practice settings, directly resulting in improved health outcomes.

Eligible candidates include:

  • Postdoctoral scholars in pediatric healthcare specializing in medicine, surgery, public health, the social sciences, nursing, pharmacy and other allied health areas
  • Faculty and fellows
  • Individuals who can dedicate >75 percent of time for the duration of the program (two to three years).