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Thank You to All International Forum Participants for Making the 12th International Summit a Great Event! 
  • Visit the continuing education tab for instructions on obtaining your certificate of credit
  • IHI TV: Purchase Intl Summit Keynote and Special Interest Keynote videos
  • Visit the materials tab for details about downloading session handouts
  • Join us next year at the 13th Annual International Summit on Improving Patient Care in the Office Practice and the Community, taking place from March 18-20, 2012 in Washington, DC



Capable office practices in partnership with other community care organizations are the key to transforming our health care system. We look forward to coming together March 20-22, 2011, in Dallas, Texas and celebrating our accomplishments, sharing our growing knowledge, and building new partnerships. This event will fill you and your team with the energy, optimism, ideas, and practice solutions necessary to transform health care systems.

 Program Details

NEW! Download the International Summit Conference Guide for descriptions of the 50+ diverse sessions and all the details you will need onsite. (This is a large file and may take a minute to open)
Download the International Summit faculty biographies.
Download the International Summit brochure for a complete list of sessions and other conference information.

Minicourses and Learning Labs offer highly interactive, full- and half-day sessions from leading experts.
The two-day General Conference features keynotes, numerous workshops and rapid-fire workshops, quality improvement storyboards, and opportunities for networking.

This year's key topics include:
Office practice and community-based care
Coaching and leadership
Access and flow
Health IT
New! Rapid-Fire Workshops
Rapid-Fire (RF) Workshops are energetic and fast-paced presentations on five subject areas. A diverse mix of presenters will have 10 minutes to share 10 slides and discuss their findings on one of the following topics:
RFA: Practice Coaching
RFB: Focusing on Cost & Quality
RFC: The Medical Home
RFD: Improving Access
RFE: The Patient Experience
Rapid-Fire Workshops are offered at the same time as workshops A-E and do not repeat. See the brochure for more information.

 Who Should Attend

This event is designed for health care professionals working in primary care and community settings, including:
  • Physicians and physician’s assistants
  • Nurses and nurse practitioners
  • Primary care clinicians
  • Specialists with office-based practices
  • Behavioral Health professionals
  • Medical directors
  • Health care administrators and office practice managers
  • Health plan leaders
  • Government, association, and coalition leaders
    Health policy makers
  • Quality improvement leaders and staff
    Senior leaders
  • Students, faculty, and residents in health professions
  • Community leaders who are working to optimize care while maximizing health care resources
All experience levels are invited to attend - from beginners in improvement work to more experienced veterans in the field.

 IHI TV: Videos of International Summit Speeches

For individuals who can't join us at the International Summit, or for participants who wish to relive and replay the keynote and special interest keynote presentations, IHI will be broadcasting this content via IHI TV starting on Monday, March 28. Individuals will have the opportunity to purchase individual keynotes for $50 each, special interest keynotes for $25 each, or all seven for $200. This is a great option for viewing the engaging, informative, and provocative International Summit keynotes and special interest keynotes from your home or office whenever it is convenient for your schedule. Click here to order IHI TV now.