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By IHI Open School | Wednesday, Apr 29, 2015
Sometimes, jet lag is worth it. Last week, a few of the Open School team returned home from London after attending the 20th Annual International Forum on Quality and Safety in Healthcare. We connected with more than 100 students, attended some dynamic presentations, and even found a little time to check out some sights. (Note Harrods — the 5-acre store famous for selling all things to all people — was both wonderful and intimidating.) All those things were worth the jet lag. We also had an oppor ... read full post

 

Tag(s): education, International Forum
By IHI Open School | Thursday, Apr 17, 2014
By The Open School Team It's been a week since the conclusion of the 2014 International Forum on Quality and Safety in Healthcare, and the IHI Open School team still can't get over our excitement. For those who weren't there to experience the energy and enthusiasm generated by students, juniors, and faculty at the 2014 International Forum on Quality and Safety in Healthcare, here are some of our key takeaways 1- Student improvers are more visible than ever. This year more than 100 students ... read full post

 

Tag(s): Student, International Forum, IHI Open School for Health Professions
By IHI Open School | Wednesday, Apr 24, 2013
By Ariella Camera, Brandeis University“You can’t do this alone; you need to align with allies with shared interests to create change.” – Helen Bevan I recently attended IHI’s International Forum on Quality and Patient Safety in London, England. I spent four engaging days discussing quality improvement, diverse health care systems, reverse innovation, and leadership development. I am a second-year master’s candidate at the Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University, s ... read full post

 

Tag(s): International Forum, medical student, Medical School, IHI Open School for Health Professions, Leadership
By IHI Open School | Wednesday, Aug 08, 2012
Many schools have helped us get to 100,000 students and residents in the IHI Open School. There are hundreds of Chapters at universities around the world – some with hundreds of members – that are leading the charge. There are a (growing!) number of schools that are integrating our courses and our basic certificate into their curricula. And there are a collection of teams in various countries that are helping us to test our IHI Open School Quality Improvement Practicum.  We’ve come to realize ... read full post

 

Tag(s): IHI Open School for Health Professions, Student, Chapter Network, International Forum, Leadership
By IHI Open School | Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Attendees enjoyed many treats at the 2012 International Forum on Quality Improvement and Safety in Paris. Inspiring keynote speeches. Impressive poster presentations as far as the eye could see. Croissants and macaroons around every corner. Few treats, though, compared to sitting and listening to Dartmouth professor--and improvement legend--Paul Batalden share his lessons and wisdom at a student lunch session on Thursday. He offered up Improving Health Care: A One-page Book, a book he developed ... read full post

 

Tag(s): IHI Open School for Health Professions, International Forum, Quality Improvement