APPLICATIONS CLOSED Applications for the 2021/2022 I-QIPS Distinguished Member Award are closed.
Interested applicants for future award offerings are encouraged to review the application process and requirements described below.
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The 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.
Congratulations to the 2021/2022 I-QIPS Distinguished Member Award Recipients on their outstanding achievement.
The Institute for Continuing Professional Development in Quality Improvement and Patient Safety is pleased to recognize these awardees for their dedicated service and contributions to both the I-QIPS, as well as to the College, in the areas of quality improvement and patient safety. Their active participation as course facilitators and/or QI coaches for QI training courses offered by the I-QIPS throughout the year, as well as their involvement in conducting a number of important improvement initiatives across the College and affiliated institutions, do not go unnoticed and are greatly appreciated. Select examples of their recent QI work are listed below and can be viewed in detail in the I-QIPS QI Project Registry via the links provided.
Featured Project: Care Everywhere Referral Management | Project ID: 102 | View Project Details
Featured Project: Optimizing Acute Coronary Syndrome Evaluation in the Emergency Department Waiting Room | Project ID: 103 | View Project Details
Featured Project: Veterans as Caring Buddies: Empowering Veterans to Have Conversations with Veteran Buddies about Lethal Means Safety as a Community Approach to Suicide Prevention | Project ID: 98 | View Project Details
Featured Project: Improving Quality of Care for Joint Replacement Patients through Standardized Rapid Recovery Pathways | Project ID: 101 | View Project Details
In order to submit an award application, ALL of the following requirements should be met:
Note: For applicants who recently (within the last two years) were recruited from an institution not affiliated with BCM, their approved equivalent quality improvement and patient safety (QI/PS) training and service in activities conducted at their prior institution within the past two (2) consecutive years will be considered, and as such, should be described appropriately in their award applications.
This award is criterion-based. An applicant must meet ALL of the following criteria, reflecting the previous two (2) consecutive years PRIOR TO submitting an award application (for initial or renewal consideration):