IHQI helps physicians gain a solid foundation in quality improvement through this one-day course that highlights the safety and quality challenges facing healthcare and physicians’ role as leaders in improvement work. The course emphasizes involving patients and families in quality and safety.

Topics

  • Introduction to QI methods (including Lean, Six Sigma and the Model for Improvement)
  • Leadership roles in QI and how to participate in and contribute to QI at UNC
  • Disclosure of adverse events, patient safety and peer support
  • Involving patients and families in quality and safety
  • TeamSTEPPS initiatives and techniques

2017-2018 Dates

Thu, Aug 10 Tue, Nov 7 Wed, Jan 24 Wed, Mar 7
Wed, Oct 4 Tue, Dec 5 Fri, Feb 16 Thu, Apr 5

Registration

Register via LMS (enter “unchihqi” in the Learning Activities search box). Directions and parking information can be found here.

Faculty

Laura Brown, MPH – UNC Institute for Healthcare Quality Improvement Bhisham Chera, MD – Radiation/Oncology
Patience Leino – American Board of Pediatrics Celeste Mayer, PhD – Patient Safety Officer, UNC Medical Center
Tom Ivester, MD, MPH; Maternal Fetal Medicine & Chief Medical Officer and Vice President for Medical Affairs, UNC Hospitals Lori Lee – Me Fine Foundation; NC Children’s Hospital Family Advisory Board
Tina Willis, MD – UNC Institute for Healthcare Quality Improvement & Pediatric Critical Care Shana Ratner, MD – General Internal Medicine
Rebecca Smith, MD – Pediatric Critical Care Alex Toledo, MD – Transplant Surgery
Tom Bice, MD, MSc – Pulmonary Medicine Chris Walsh-Kelly, MD – Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Will Stoudemire, MD – Pediatric Emergency Medicine John Stephens, MD – General Internal Medicine
Jamie Cavanaugh, PharmD – General Internal Medicine Mark Gwynne, DO – Family Medicine & UNC Health Alliance