Student Storyboard Walkaround Session
Tuesday, December 12, Workshop C, 1:30 - 2:45 PM
Open to all students, residents, and faculty, this session features a discussion between IHI Open School faculty and academic advisors and three students whose storyboards are highlighted as examples of high-impact quality improvement projects, community organizing campaigns, or IHI Open School Chapter work. Attend this session to learn from your peers as they demonstrate how students can play a critical role in improving health and health care, both during their training and in their future careers.
Students may submit a storyboard in any of the areas above for the opportunity to be featured in this session. Selected storyboard presenters will also win a full scholarship to cover registration for the General Conference!
Submit your storyboard by
October 16, 2017.
IHI is pleased to offer a limited amount of funding for scholarships and special discounts to the National Forum.
Click here to learn more and complete the online scholarship application.
Change Agent of the Year Award:
The IHI Open School is pleased to announce our annual Change Agent of the Year award, aimed at celebrating the powerful role that students play in leading change across the world, to improve health and health care. This award will cover the registration costs for the General Conference, in addition to up to $1,000 for travel, lodging, or other Forum expenditures
Learn more and apply here by October 16, 2017!Academic Scholarships:
For the National Forum, IHI is pleased to offer these scholarships for general conferences fees ONLY:
These scholarships are not available for IHI Quick Courses, Learning Labs, or Forum Excursions.
- 75% scholarship for full-time students
- 50% scholarship for part-time students (two classes or more)
- 50% scholarship for residents
- 50% scholarship for full-time faculty and deans
- If you graduated within the last five years as an IHI Open School alumnus or alumnae, please email
firstname.lastname@example.org, as you may be eligible for a 50% scholarship.
Each year, we encourage students and residents to display storyboards about their Chapter successes, quality improvement projects, and community organizing projects at the National Forum.
Storyboard presenters will have an opportunity to share their work with thousands of health care professionals during the general conference Storyboard Reception on
Tuesday, December 12, from 4:15-6:30 PM. During this time, we ask that all storyboard presenters stand with their posters to answer questions about their work. (Attendance at other available times to view storyboards is optional for storyboard presenters.)
Submit your storyboard
here. The deadline for submissions is October 16, 2017.
Key information is included below and additional details are available in our
Please send questions and inquiries to
Templates and Examples:
View the templates and examples below to help you create your storyboard, or
click here for additional examples from previous Forums.