​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The Pre-Conference to the IHI National Forum on Quality Improvement in Health Care, taking place on December 8–9 in Orlando, Florida,​ is where hands-on, practical learning happens.​


The event that attracts the best work in the science of health and health care improvement. Learn and exchange on the latest papers and methods in improvement science, listen to expert keynote speakers, see rapid-fire presentations of peer-reviewed papers and apply your learning through interactive methods sessions.

Explore the Scientific Symposium  

Break free of health care paradigms and discover how organizations in other industries improve. You’ll have exclusive access to their facilities and staff for an all-day adventure to investigate how these Orlando-based, global businesses pursue continuous quality improvement.

Explore Excursions 

Our most immersive and intensive learning opportunity at the Forum. Gain new improvement skills you will be able to expertly apply to your work. Don’t miss this rare IHI educational opportunity to receive a full day of individual attention from our world-renowned faculty.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Explore Full Day Workshops  

Spend half a day fully engaged in discussions and Q&A with world-renowned experts on a variety of critical and timely topics. These are “how to” sessions that will give you applicable skills and tools to take home with you.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


Sunday, December 6

1:00 PM – 4:30 PM

Half-Day Workshops​
Monday, December 97

8:00 AM – 4:00 PM​​


4:00 PM – 5:45 PM

5:45 PM – 6:45 PM
Scientific Symposium
Full-Day Workshops
AM Half-Day Workshops +
PM Half-Day Workshops

Pre-Conference Welcome Reception

Pre-Conference Keynote

​​CE Credits

Last year, the 2019 IHI National Forum Pre-Conference offered a maximum of 20.25 credits for physicians, nurses, pharmacists, and certified professionals in health care quality.​ Continuing education credits for the 2020 edition of the conference wll be available in November 2020.

​​Pre-Conference Fees

​​​Sunday, December 6​
Half Day Workshop (1 session)
Monday, December 7​
Scientific Symposium​
Full Day Workshops
Half Day Workshops (2 sessions)​
$650 each​