Posted: September 12, 2012

Aligning Graduate Medical Education with Hospital's Quality Improvement and Safety Strategies

Description

This resource describes an effort to design a quality improvement (QI) and safety initiative at an academic medical center. The authors developed a curriculum combining QI knowledge acquisition, team building, and experience-based strategies. As part of the curriculum, residents work in interprofessional teams to understand their workplace, collect and present data, and propose interventions for improvement of care.

Keywords

Curriculum, Quality Improvement, Outcomes, Patient Safety, Graduate Medical Education, 2012 Readiness for Reform (R4R) Innovation Challenge, Hospital Strategies, Alignment, Team Training, Interdisciplinary Teams, Projects

Authors

Tsveti Markova, MD, FAAFP, Wayne State University School of Medicine

Pierre Morris, MD, Wayne State University School of Medicine

William Murdoch, MD, Wayne State University School of Medicine

Khalid Zakaria, MD, Wayne State University School of Medicine

Frank Sottile, MD, Crittenton Hospital Medical Center

Sharon Ulep, Crittenton Hospital Medical Center

Gary Altman, Crittenton Hospital Medical Center


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