Preparing health care professionals for quality improvement: The George Washington University/George Mason University experience

Horak BJ, O'Leary KC, Carlson L. Preparing health care professionals for quality improvement: The George Washington University/George Mason University experience. Quality Management in Health Care. 1998;6(2):21-30.

This article describes a study where 77 medical, physician assistant, nurse practitioner, and health services management students were provided training in quality improvement, community-oriented primary care, and teamwork. These students were then formed into 13 interdisciplinary teams to apply their knowledge in underserved areas ("service learning") under a community and faculty preceptor.
 

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