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By IHI Open School | Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017
For thousands of students every year, the Open School serves as an introduction to quality improvement and patient safety. Students take our courses, apply the skills in projects, and take on leadership positions with their local Chapters. By graduation, many learners are looking for advice on how to use what they’ve learned as they transition into their roles as early-career professionals.


Tag(s): IHI Open School
By IHI Open School | Friday, Mar 17, 2017
Dr. Paul Griner, MD, MACP, is a former President of the American College of Physicians. He and his partner, Dr. Donald Bordley, Professor of Medicine at the University of Rochester, have created a website to help medical students and residents deal with professional and personal challenges they face during their training years (www.talk4hp.com).


Tag(s): Joy in Work, Workforce Satisfaction and Retention
By IHI Open School | Wednesday, Mar 01, 2017
More than 500,000 people have passed through the virtual doors of the IHI Open School. This means over half a million students, residents, and faculty equipped with the necessary skills — in improvement science, leadership, and community organizing — to lead change.


Tag(s): Patient Safety, Quality Improvement, Leadership, Improvement Capability
By Becka DeSmidt | Thursday, Feb 09, 2017
We’re highlighting four projects in which students leveraged the skills they learned in the IHI Open School Change Agent Network (I-CAN) ten-week online training on leadership and community organizing to engage classmates, colleagues, and community members in local projects of their own design.


Tag(s): Leadership
By Gina Deitz | Monday, Feb 06, 2017
This blog post highlights a few of the exceptional quality improvement projects IHI Open School learners are leading.


Tag(s): Quality Improvement