Incorporating Quality Improvement Education into Your Clinical Teaching – November 18

RosenbergDr. Rosenberg will demonstrate strategies for connecting important knowledge gleaned from real-time, practical quality improvement initiatives to clinical instruction of students.  Participants will discuss methods of adapting resources such as IHI Open School, Hospital Compare, Choosing Wisely and the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program to stimulate students’ interest in clinical problem solving.  Examples of strategies for mentoring local quality improvement projects will also be presented.


– Appraise the utility of several electronic resources for introducing principles of quality improvement to students

– Analyze case-based methods of instruction in the scientific model for improvement

– Describe practical steps students can take to contribute towards understanding what factors comprise a high reliability medical system

– Discuss how faculty can mentor students interested in conducting and disseminating quality improvement studies