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EARN CREDIT FOR QI POSTERS: Eligible physician and physician assistant poster authors (not just poster presenters) are eligible to earn Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Part 4 - Improvement in Medical Practice credit/points from participating American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) member boards or the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) for qualified posters presented at recent academic or professional conferences/meetings. View Eligibility Criteria and Request MOC Part 4 Credit...


CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: FALL 2022 QI JUMP START COURSE (FORMAT: IN-PERSON): I-QIPS now accepting applications for this intermediate-level QI training course, which starts on September 6, 2022. The course is comprised of a series of six (6) interactive sessions. CME and MOC Part 4 credit available. Applications (to include a Letter of Support) must be submitted by the deadline in order to be considered. Learn More and Apply...


SELF-SERVICE DATA QUERY AND ANALYTIC TOOLS TRAINING (FORMAT: VIRTUAL): Multiple date options (sessions) offered College-wide, from March through December 2022, for training regarding the EPIC SlicerDicer self-reporting tool, as well as for the i2b2 database. Contact the BCM Division of CPD (DCPD) with any questions. Learn More and View Registration Instructions...


I-QIPS regularly seeks qualified candidates to serve as improvement coaches for those faculty or trainees, who are participating in select training courses offered through the I-QIPS, as well as involved in QI-related efforts being conducted at BCM and affiliated institutions. Learn More...


CALL FOR MENTORS:The BCM Chapter of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) 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 I-QIPS

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 and affiliated 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:

  • faculty and staff are trained and proficient in the principles and practice of QI/PS;
  • some of those who are trained, also become expert educators; and
  • select experts advance to become masters or scholars who also are engaged in research and discovery.

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 QI/PS and the education of these topics.