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Thank you for joining us in Orlando. Please mark your calendars for the 25th Annual National Forum, taking place December 8-11, 2013, in Orlando, Florida. We hope to see you again next year!


For continuing education credit instructions for the 2012 Forum, please click here.



Missed the 24th Annual National Forum? Watch a video clip of the many activities that take place during the National Forum General Conference.


The National Forum On-Site Conference Guide is now available! Click on the image below to browse all sessions. Remember to select the sessions you would like to attend during the enrollment process. Attendees will receive a copy of this guide upon arrival at the conference in Orlando.


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​Who Should Attend

  • Front-line staff

  • Quality professionals

  • Safety professionals

  • Nurses

  • Physicians

  • Medical and health professions students

  • Leadership, including Board Members

  • Administrators


"With all the rapid changes taking place around health care quality, I have often felt overwhelmed. Attending the National Forum is my lifeline — I always return with wonderful ideas to improve patient care at my organization." — Laurie LaFlamme, Quality Improvement Coordinator, Penobscot Valley Hospital, Maine


"The National Forum sparks a surge of new ideas and allows attendees to think through the whole process of change, with a focus on doing it well." — Lander Cooney, CEO, Community Health Partners, Montana


"The National Forum is excellent, a great venue to learn from the experts, catch up on what’s new, network with colleagues, and get my batteries re-charged!" —  Alison L. Hong, MD, Interim Vice President, Quality and Patient Safety, Connecticut Hospital Association


"I look forward to it every year...I find it an enriching event where there are many lessons to be learned — some of which I found myself implementing as soon as I got back home. In addition, it's great to be around so many like-minded individuals striving to create a better health care system." — Laurence Karper, Vice Chair, Psychiatry, Lehigh Valley Health Network 


"I just have to tell you how excited [our Medical Director] was upon her return from the IHI National Forum! She had so many new ideas for either establishing new initiatives or improving things we are already doing. She was bursting at the seams as she talked about it!" Norma Portnoy, Executive Director of Community Health Services, Colorado

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​What You'll Learn

Participants in the 24th Annual National Forum on Quality Improvement in Health Care will learn how to:

  • Recognize habits that support quality health care and apply the basic principles for improving them

  • Define ways to reduce suffering and improve health

  • Develop an understanding of how to transform an organization

  • Identify elements for creating a culture of change that will lead to continuous improvement​

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Past National Forums​

23rd National Forum December 4-7, 2011 Orlando, FL
22nd National Forum December 5-8, 2010​ Orlando, FL
21st National Forum ​December 6-9, 2009 ​Orlando, FL
To view all past IHI conferences, please click here​.