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Spend a Week With Us!


​Are you intrigued by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement's (IHI's​) unique culture, robust mission, and focus on finding new, innovative solutions to intractable health care problems? If so, consider taking the plunge into IHI this summer from August 6
–August 10 in Boston, MA.

The week-long IHI Summer Immersion program is a deep dive into the world of IHI and how we carry out our mission of accelerating quality improvement in health care. It's ideal for those passionate ab​out improving patient care in individual organizations and across systems, states, an​d countries.​

This exclusive in-depth experience will provide a small number of participants special access to the thought leaders behind IHI’s strategic goals, operational structures, R&D processes, and upcoming projects.

Participants will have the opportunity to learn about improvement methods directly from IHI experts, and will participate in special topic sessions, including​: IHI's work in developing countries, the IHI Triple Aim, new strategies for cost reduction, and IHI's internal functions such as innovation and strategic partners. This unique program will also facilitate networking among participants, who will emerge with a new set of colleagues and long-lasting connections.

Highlights of the program include:

  • Access to, and participation in, IHI internal meetings

  • Quality process and improvement lessons from IHI senior staff and faculty
  • Receptions and networking with IHI staff and fellow attendees
  • Participation in seasonal Boston-based events


This program will help you:

  • Understand the theory, application, and benefits of IHI's mission and strategy
  • Identify novel processes for improvement to bring home to your organization
  • Meet others from around the world who are also dedicated to improving health care


We always attract a diverse group of improvers from all disciplines in health care and with many different perspectives. Last year's attendees included:

  • Chief Quality Officers
  • Chief Executive Officers
  • Chief Medical Officers
  • Chief Operating Officers
  • Primary Care Nurses
  • Physicians
  • Clinical Directors
  • Quality Directors
  • Project Managers


Hear from an Immersion Week program participant about the many learning and networking opportunities available during the week:

An Immersion Week participant describes why he comes back again and again to IHI: