All applicants for the 2019 Call for QI Coaches have been notified of application decisions.
This is a closed training session. In preparation for the 2019 - 2020 Academic Year, all Institute QI Coaches (including newly selected QI Coaches) are invited to attend the QI Coach Facilitator Training Session to learn about upcoming coaching opportunities for the academic year, as well as to become appropriately prepared for their responsibilities in coaching and facilitating improvement teams for the Institute. Attendance at this training qualifies as one of the two faculty development sessions required per academic year for each QI Coach.
Date: Tuesday, August 6, 2019
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: Texas Medical Center (exact location TBA)
Communications about this training have been sent directly to all QI Coaches.
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The BCM Institute for Continuing Professional Development in Quality Improvement and Patient Safety serves to train faculty, support innovation, and promote scholarship in quality improvement and patient safety. As part of this initiative, the Institute seeks qualified candidates to serve as improvement coaches for faculty or trainees involved in QI-related activities being conducted across BCM and its affiliated institutions: Baylor Clinic (BCM Faculty Group Practice), Ben Taub Hospital, CHI St. Luke's Health/BSLMC, Harris Health, Texas Children's Hospital, Michael E. DeBakey VA Hospital.
A QI Coach assists the Institute by coaching and facilitating improvement teams located at their clinical site, as well as by coaching and providing assistance during training courses offered by the Institute. Coaches will receive training from the Institute to advance their improvement capability and continually enhance their skills in successfully coaching and facilitating QI teams, while also supporting in parallel the implementation of improvement strategies being conducted throughout the College and its affiliated institutions.
Qualified candidates include those who have completed a formal quality improvement project from conception to completion AND who meet at least one (1) of the following selection criteria:
Given the primary nature of a QI Coach's role in providing coaching and guidance to teams or individuals who are engaged in QI education, innovation, or research projects, interested candidates must be able to commit to the following responsibilities, should they be selected as a QI Coach:
The Institute's team of QI Coaches are selected via a formal application process. When applications are open, a "Call for Coaches" announcement is posted on the Institute's website (including this page), as well as announced through various communication venues across BCM.
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