COVID-19: IHI Program Postponements and Cancellations

​The Institute for Healthcare Improvement continues to closely monitor the international, national, regional, and local impact of Coronavirus (COVID-19).

We recognize that our friends and colleagues in the health professions are deeply affected by the current pandemic.

IHI is actively reviewing all upcoming programs and educational events and communicating with enrolled participants as plans shift. We will continuously update this web page with the latest program changes.


IHI Program Postponements and Cancellations

Hospital Flow Professional Development Program
May 2020 Program: Cancelled

The program originally scheduled for May 4-8, 2020, in Boston, MA, is cancelled. The next offering is November 2-6, 2020, in Boston, MA.

2020 IHI Patient Safety Congress
May 2020 Conference: Cancelled
The conference originally scheduled for May 13-15, 2020 has been cancelled.

IHI Summit on Primary Care

Now Virtual | Fall 2020
Originally scheduled for April 2020, we have decided to cancel the face-to-face program and offer it virtually in Fall 2020. If you'd like to be notified of new dates and information for the virtual program later this year, please fill out this short form.

IHI/BMJ International Forum on Quality and Safety: Europe

Now Virtual | 2-6 November 2020
Originally scheduled for 28-30 April 2020 in Copenhagen, Denmark, the International Forum will now be an all-virtual event taking place 2-6 November 2020.​ Details here.

Africa Forum on Quality and Safety in Healthcare

Postponed to 2021
Originally scheduled for 4-6 May 2020 in Johannesburg, South Africa

Patient Safety Executive Development Program

March 2020 Program: Cancelled
The March 2020 offering of this program has been cancelled.

Chief Quality Officer Professional Development Program

First In-Person Workshop: Postponed to July 13, 2020  
View the updated schedule

IHI/BMJ International Forum: New Delhi
Postponed to 2021​
Originally scheduled for July 2020

IHI/BMJ International Forum: Sydney

Postponed to June 7-9, 2021​

Breakthrough Series College

  • Boston, MA program: March 31–April 2, 2020 | Now Virtual
  • London, UK program: Cancelled

Improving Population Health Action Community

Postponed to August 2020
The Improving Population Health Action Community is postponed until the fall, kicking off in August 2020 with a first learning session in September.

Improvement Advisor Professional Development Program

First Workshop: March 30, 2020 | Now Virtual
The first workshop scheduled on March 30, 2020 is now virtual (originally scheduled as in person in Tacoma, WA).

Pursuing Equity Learning & Action Network

Postponed to October 2020
Originally scheduled to begin in May 2020, the Action Network is postponed to October 2020.

Visit the Education page for more information >>