By IHI Open School | Monday, Jul 08, 2019
The Open School Chapter at the University of Illinois at Chicago recently won a case competition, during which they were tasked with addressing a real-world problem: housing insecurity and homelessness in the local Minneapolis community. The team proposed the HOPE initiative, tying collaborative medical care with partnerships with community stakeholders to create a potential sustainable solution.
Teamwork, Leadership, Chapter Network, Open School
By Stijn De Jonge | Friday, Mar 22, 2019
A team at Amsterdam University Medical Center reached out to peers, advisors, department heads, and even the board of directors to design a new IHI Open School Chapter. Read about the strategies they applied to build support, the resources they used, and the advice that most inspired them.
Open School, Chapter Network, Leadership, Teamwork
By Becka DeSmidt | Friday, Mar 01, 2019
When IHI’s Becka DeSmidt first learned that a valued member of the Coaching Fellows program – which offers personal support to learners launching projects – would not rejoin, she was disappointed. Then she read about the Fellow’s conflicting commitment: leading two successful projects to improve access to nutritious food and health care.
Open School, Leadership, Teamwork
By Juhi Gor | Friday, Feb 15, 2019
By prioritizing interprofessional events, student leaders are expanding their team’s ability to do quality improvement work. Take inspiration from one IHI Open School Chapter’s work to foster an interprofessional community to develop QI skills and challenge the status quo.
Open School, Chapter Network, Health Professions Education, Teamwork
By David Stevens | Thursday, Sep 06, 2018
Sharing your writing with peers can substantially improve your work. David P. Stevens shares his own approach to collaboration and offers strategies for starting your own editing process.
Teamwork, Quality Improvement, Communication