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By Joyce Kim | Tuesday, Nov 29, 2016
Joyce Kim is a medical student at the Emory University School of Medicine and a member of the IHI Open School Chapter at Emory University. This multidisciplinary group volunteers at the Clarkston Community Health Center, which serves refugees a few miles from the Emory campus.


Tag(s): IHI Open School Activity, Improvement Capability, Quality Improvement, Person- and Family-Centered Care
By Stephanie Garry Garfunkel | Wednesday, Oct 05, 2016
Dr. Nia Zalamea, faculty on a new IHI Open School course, talks about how she stays inspired while working with patients facing serious challenges to good health.


Tag(s): Person- and Family-Centered Care, Equitable Care Delivery
By Mike Briddon | Wednesday, Sep 07, 2016
The University of Manchester in England is taking an innovative approach to making care more patient-centered — by involving patients in the training of medical students.


Tag(s): Person- and Family-Centered Care, Health Professions Education
By IHI Open School | Friday, May 20, 2016
Sandra Kaus was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2013. Then, two weeks later, she learned it could have been caught a year before. “All I could think about was my boys," Mrs. Kaus said. "Who was going to raise them?”


Tag(s): Person- and Family-Centered Care, Patient Safety
By IHI Open School | Monday, May 02, 2016
Shai Mann-Robison, 14, is a typical 8th grader in many ways. He likes reading, listening to music, and playing soccer on his school’s team in Watertown, Massachusetts. Shai created a short video with LEGO blocks about getting an MRI that caught the eye of the IHI Open School team as a great example of what young people and patients can contribute to health care improvement.


Tag(s): Person- and Family-Centered Care
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