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INSTITUTE ANNOUNCEMENTS

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

  • QI TRAINING - UPCOMING CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

Applications now closed for the Fall 2021 Certificate of Added Qualifications in Healthcare Improvement. Applicants will be contacted directly regarding application decisions. Learn more...

  • QI TRAINING - UPCOMING COURSE

Applications now closed for the Fall 2021 QI Jump Start Course. Applicants will be contacted directly regarding application decisions. Learn more...

  • CONFERENCE UPDATE

Due to pandemic and related circumstances, the BCM 7th Annual Quality Improvement and Patient Safety Conference, planned for April 2021, was rescheduled to Spring 2022 (date TBD).

FACULTY ENGAGEMENT

  • QI COACHES

Interested in facilitating and mentoring QI project teams? The I-QIPS routinely seeks qualified candidates to serve as improvement coaches for faculty or trainees involved in QI-related efforts being conducted across the College and its affiliated institutions. Learn more...

  • QI MENTORS

The Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) - BCM Chapter is seeking faculty and house staff volunteers to mentor medical students interested in QI and patient safety. To indicate your interest, complete the QI/PS Faculty Mentorship Survey. For questions, contact: Jinna Chu


ABOUT THE INSTITUTE

Established in 2017 with the support of Dr. Alicia Monroe, Provost and Senior Vice President of Academic and Faculty Affairs at Baylor College of Medicine, the Institute for Continuing Professional Development in Quality Improvement and Patient Safety (I-QIPS) provides a home and focus for College-wide educational and training initiatives, resources, and recognition for BCM faculty and staff interested in expanding their knowledge, skills, and abilities in the science, application, and teaching of quality improvement and patient safety (QI/PS) to benefit BCM learners across the educational continuum.

With all efforts aligned with the College's clinical and educational missions and priorities for the purposes of improving outcomes, patient health, and value, the goals of the Institute are to ensure that:

Comprised of leaders across the educational and clinical enterprise, the I-QIPS team reflects a diverse set of experiences and backgrounds.

This website serves as a resource to provide up-to-date QI/PS educational offerings and tools for healthcare professionals, educators, and students, as well as to facilitate collaboration, development, discovery, application of new research solutions, frameworks, and changing initiatives designed to maximize quality improvement, patient safety, and the education of these topics.