This year's National Forum will begin on Monday, December 8, and continue through Thursday, December 11. The complete program details will be available in September 2008.
Monday, December 8, and Tuesday, December 9: The National Forum offers Learning Labs and Minicourses, which are extended, highly interactive sessions. Learning Labs last for a half-day, while Minicourses are full-day sessions.
Wednesday, December 10, and Thursday, December 11: The two-day General Conference features four keynote presentations, more than 100 workshops, a full resource Exhibition Hall, the National Forum Bookstore, quality improvement storyboards, and numerous opportunities for networking.
Personal Improvement Clinics, Thursday, December 11, 9:30am - 12:30pm:
New this year! Bring your improvement project or scenario to the National Forum and IHI Improvement Advisors and other national quality improvement experts will critique the project with your team! These clinics will focus on project improvement methods and provide you with hands-on, personalized guidance you can apply at home. Please complete the following survey with your name, organization, email address, project aim, and topics of interest that you would like to discuss during the clinic.
The Improvement Clinics will be held in the Ryman Ballroom on Thursday, December 11 during D and E sessions (9:30am – 12:30pm). The first session is during the D session and is from 9:30am – 10:45am and the second session is during the E session and is from 11:15am – 12:30pm. Please note that depending on what time you attend the Improvement Clinic, you may not be able to also attend either a D or E session. Depending on demand, your session may be limited to no more than 15-20 minutes.