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Utilizing a Health System's Resources to Improve Training in Quality Improvement for Its 22 Residency Training Programs

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Term: 2012
Published: September 14, 2012
Revised: February 21, 2014

Training residents to improve clinical quality, safety, and efficacy is important both to prepare residents for independent practice and to engage residents in improving care now. However, interviews with leads in each of our institution's 22 residency programs found that the substantial majority of programs did not provide systematic didactic training with project experience.

Institutional personnel encouraged programs to identify faculty leads for QI training, developed flexible basic curricula, and trained identified faculty. These efforts continue as more programs identify faculty QI leads. Active central institutional involvement is needed to facilitate the development of QI training across all residency programs.

*Presented at 2012 Integrating Quality Meeting Poster Session

About the Creators

Primary Author
 
R. Van Harrison, PhD
University of Michigan Health System
 
Co-Authors
 
Kevin G. Dehority, MBA
University of Michigan Health System
 
Brendon M. Weil, MBA
University of Michigan Health System
 

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