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By IHI Open School | Wednesday, Jul 29, 2015
The following post about planning the IHI Open School West Coast conference was written by Kelsey Priest, MPH, Rebekah Bally, and Cally Kamiya, MPH.Interprofessionalism. What does it mean? Why is it important? What does it look like? As health professions students of the 21st century, we’re exploring the answers to these questions in our interprofessional education curriculum at Oregon Health and Science University and Portland State University, and through extra-curricular activities with the I ... read full post

 

Tag(s): Chapter Network, Interprofessional Education and Practice, Medical Education
By IHI Open School | Monday, Jul 27, 2015
Hi, Open School community! My name is Becka DeSmidt, and this summer I started my new role at IHI as Community Manager on the Open School team. I’ve been a big fan of IHI’s work for a long time now, and I’m thrilled to join the organization.I’m a relatively recent transplant to Cambridge, Massachusetts. I grew up in the lovely San Francisco Bay Area, which didn’t prepare me for the impressively long and harsh winters of the East Coast, to say the least!Before joining IHI, I spent several years w ... read full post

 

Tag(s): Chapter Network
By IHI Open School | Wednesday, Jul 22, 2015
Dr. Ryan Miller, a former leader of the South Dakota IHI Open School Chapter, recently published a study on interprofessional education through the IHI Open School. His Chapter’s work led to a longitudinal curriculum requiring the IHI Open School courses at four South Dakota colleges. Below, Dr. Miller offers some tips for integrating quality and safety into the curriculum. Read more about how he did it in the full article.Identify key stakeholders in the health professions schools with the guid ... read full post

 

Tag(s): Chapter Leader, Chapter Network
By IHI Open School | Friday, Jul 10, 2015
Rachel Hathaway, MD, is an internal medicine resident at the Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA). During the last academic year, she and seven other residents participated in a pilot initiative to teach residents how to apply quality improvement methodology through hands-on, year-long projects. The group was fortunate to work with Dr. Maren Batalden — the daughter of legendary quality improver Paul Batalden — who served as mentor and course director. We asked Rachel some questions about the team’s e ... read full post

 

Tag(s): Quality Improvement, Practicum, interprofessional learning, Faculty Advisor