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The I-QIPS Distinguished Member Award serves to recognize the commitment and active involvement of I-QIPS Members who are making sustained and active contributions in quality improvement and patient safety through improvement projects they are conducting within the College and/or an affiliated institution. Learn More and View Award Recipients...
Simplified & Abbreviated Submission Process Now Available! Physician/PA poster authors wishing to submit their QI Posters for credit consideration are no longer required to complete a separate review round by their respective Project Lead for approval signature. Simply follow the quick and easy 2-step process described below to request credit for your QI Poster today!
EARN CREDIT FOR YOUR QI POSTER: Eligible physician and physician assistant poster authors/co-authors can 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. Learn More and Request MOC Part 4 Credit for Your Poster...
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: I-QIPS now accepting applications for the Fall 2022 (Group: CAQHI-2) offering of the Certificate of Added Qualification in Healthcare Improvement (CAQHI) Program, an advanced-level QI certificate program comprised of two required I-QIPS QI training courses (Course 1: QI Jump Start, Course 2: Leading Healthcare Improvement) and a Healthcare Improvement Capstone Project. The certificate program is scheduled to begin with Course 1 starting on September 6, 2022. CME and MOC Part 4 credit available. Program participants are enrolled through a formal application selection process. All applications (to include a Letter of Support) must be submitted by the indicated 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
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:
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.