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

IHI National Forum
on Quality Improvement in Healthcare
December 8–9

Sunday Half-Day Workshops

Monday Workshops, Excursions, or Scientific Symposium

Scientific Symposium

Learn and exchange on the latest papers and methods in improvement science.
Methods sessions last year included:
  • Using a Racial Equity Lens on Data to Inform Quality Improvement
  • Measuring Health and Well-Being at Scale: Scientific and Practical Issues from 100 Million Healthier Lives
  • Qualitative Research for Healthcare Improvement
  • Using Communications to Accelerate Quality Improvement

Click here to learn more about the Scientific Symposium​


2019 Topics coming August 12, 2019. Click here to be notified!​


Discover how other organizations improve through access to their facilities and staff.
Excursions last year included:
  • Central Florida Zoo: Patient Care, Safety, and Engagement
  • Universal Orlando®: Safety and Reliability
  • Orlando Health System Site Visit: Delivering Great Care with High Reliability
  • Brad Brewer Golf Academy: Leadership Lessons from the Links
2019 Topics coming August 12, 2019. Click here to be notified!

Full Day Workshops

Gain a new improvement skill to apply to your work through hands-on, intensive classes.
Full-Day Workshops last year included:
  • Dismantling Institutional Racism in Health Care
  • How to Be a Brilliant Change Agent
  • Certified Professional in Patient Safety Review Course
  • Better Quality Through Better Measurement

2019 Topics coming August 12, 2019. Click here to be notified!​

Half Day Workshops

A deep-dive into new critical topics for a better understanding of their context and applications.
Half-Day Workshops last year included:
  • Be Bold: Achieving Your Goals for Safety and Transformation
  • Enhancing Joy in Work Using Improvement Science
  • Stop Mortality Reviews and Start Learning
  • Tools for Transforming Teams and Igniting Change

2019 topics coming August 12, 2019. Click here to be notified!​


Sunday, December 8​

1:00 PM – 4:30 PM

Half Day Workshops​
Monday, December 9

8:00 AM – 4:00 PM​​


4:30 PM – 5:30 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

Available credits for 2019 IHI National Forum are currently under evaluation and expected in October 2019. The 2018 edition offered a maximum of 20.25 credits for physicians, nurses, pharmacists, and certified professionals in health care quality in 2018.​

​​Pre-Conference Fees

​​​Sunday, December 8, 2019​
Half Day Workshop (1 session)
Monday, December 9, 201​9​ ​
Scientific Symposium​
Full Day Workshops
Half Day Workshops (2 sessions)​
$650 each​