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IHI Fellowship Team



Two IHI Fellows give advice to those interested in applying for the IHI Fellowship.

​​Fellowship Applications

Applications for the IHI Fellowship Program 2021-2022 are due by September 10, 2021. Phone/video interviews will take place throughout September 2021. All applicants will be notified of admission decisions on or before October 8, 2021. Preview the application by downloading a sample here.

Who Should Apply

Professionals in quality and safety roles who are looking to take their strategic, operational, and thought leadership skills to the next level.​

  • Director level in quality or safety or risk
  • Senior managers in quality or safety or risk
  • Patient safety or quality officers
  • Directors of risk management
  • Emerging clinician leaders
  • Other industry professionals such as human factors engineers
  • Patient advocates
  • Boundary spanners (individuals who work across the system and are on a trajectory to lead a system)

There are a limited number of partial, need-based scholarships available. More information on applying for a scholarship can be found in the application.