Upcoming Events

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Global Chapter Network Calls:

These calls, which are led by our Global Chapter Leaders, provide an opportunity for new and experienced Chapter Leaders, Chapter members, Faculty Advisors, or those interested in starting a Chapter to connect and exchange best practices, opportunities, and common challenges they face in their work. 

Upcoming Calls:​

Topic: Starting an IHI Open School Chapter​
Date and Time: December 4, 4:30 - 5:30 PM ET
Description​This call is aimed at supporting and coaching our newest Chapters as they launch their work and teams. Whether you're in the first year, the first month, or still working to officially launch one, we hope you'll join us!​s!

Visit this page to access the WebEx connection information for this call. If you missed a call, or want to review content again, all slides and recordings are archived and available there as well. 

IHI Conferences:

IHI hosts several conferences throughout the year around the world, which often offer student, resident, and faculty scholarships and opportunities to present storyboards. Learn about our upcoming conferences he​re, and look for the Student and Resident section on the event web pages.

National Forum on Quality and Safety in Health Care: 
December 9-12, Orlando, Florida, USA 

The 30th annual National Forum on Quality Improvement in Health Care ​convenes health care visionaries, improvement professionals, and world leaders to explore how improvement science methodologies can be used to effect real change in patient safety and care. Learn more about Open School events taking place at the National Forum and how learners can get involved here

IHI/BMJ International Forum on Quality and Safety in Health Care: Europe
March 27-29, Glasgow, Scotland 

The International Forum on Quality and Safety in Healthcare is one of the world's largest conferences for healthcare professionals committed to improving patient care and safety. Learn more about how students and faculty can learn from global leaders and connect with international colleagues at the International Forum here. ​

Deadlines to note for the International Forum: 

Open School Leadership Academy:​​​

Information for the next ann​ual Leadership Academy in 2019 will be posted in May. The IHI Open School hosts the annual Leadership Academy each summer for our highly-engaged student Chapter Leaders at the IHI office in Boston, MA. 

​Hear from 2018 Leadership Academy attendees below:​


The Open School Leadership Academy offers an opportunity for learners to:

  • Build competencies in leadership, community organizing, and improvement science.
  • Develop the ability to mobilize, recruit, and activate others to improve health and health care.
  • Craft a compelling story of their journeys to leadership and explore their leadership style and assets.
  • Practice skills and tools to lead change in their Chapters and beyond.
  • Strengthen relationships with fellow IHI Open School leaders.

Applications for the 2019 Open School Leadership Academy will be available in May. In the meantime, you can follow-up with the Open School (openschool@ihi.org) regarding any questions about the event. ​​