The IHI Forum is a four-day conference that has been the home of quality improvement (QI) in health care for more than 30 years. It brings together health care visionaries, improvement professionals, world leaders and industry newcomers.
Session selection is now open! Popular sessions and Pre-Conference workshops are filling fast!
Sunday, December 10: Choose from 15 half-day workshops
Monday, December 11: Choose from 5 full-day, or 18 half-day workshops
IHI Forum Topic Tracks
|Addressing Value, Cost, and Quality ||Accelerating health care organization’s ability to thrive in value-based care.|
|Building Improvement Capability||Strengthen capability for improvement by embedding a culture of continuous improvement throughout a system. |
|Equity ||Improving systems to ensure everyone has the opportunity to attain their full health potential. |
|Improvement Science||Applying concepts and tools of improvement science to drive meaningful and far-reaching change.|
|Leadership||Engaging leaders at all levels in driving results within health and health care. |
|Patient and Workforce Safety ||Making the health care continuum safer by reducing harm and preventing mortality for patients and those who care for them. |
|Person-Centered Care||Putting people, patients, and care partners at the heart of every decision to improve care.|
|Population Health||Improving the health outcomes of a group of individuals, including the distribution of such outcomes within the group.|
|Scientific Symposium ||Scientific presentations featuring applied improvement and improvement methods work. |
|Workforce Well-Being||Providing proven methods and resources to enable the workforce to truly thrive — not just persevere.|
In support of improving patient care, the Institute for Healthcare Improvement is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
As a Jointly Accredited Organization, the Institute for Healthcare Improvement is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. Regulatory boards are the final authority on courses accepted for continuing education credit. Social workers completing this course receive up to 17 general continuing education credits.
Continuing Education Breakdown
Maximum Credits Available by Day and Credit Type:
CPPS Recertification 2.75
Social Work 2.75
CPPS Recertification 5.5
Social Work 5.5
CPPS Recertification 11.5
Social Work 8.75
Amanda Norton, MSW, Improvement Advisor, IHI and Quality Improvement Consultant, Center for Quality Improvement and Innovation
Amy Weckman, MSN, APRN, CNP, CPHQ, Project Director, IHI
Angela Zambeaux, Project Director, IHI
Britney Pierre, RN, MAS, BSN, Senior Project Manager, IHI
Catherine Mather, MA, Senior Project Director, IHI
Corinna Parisi, MPH, Senior Project Manager, IHI
Deborah Bamel, MPH, Project Director, IHI
Eddie Turner, Senior Director, IHI
Helen Macfie, Pharm.D, FABC, Executive in Residence, MemorialCare Health System
Jeff Rakover, MPH, Senior Research Associate, IHI
Jeff Salvon-Harman, MD, CPE, CPPS, Vice President, IHI
Jess Perlo, MPH, Senior Project Director, IHI
Jesse McCall, MBA, Senior Director, IHI
Jill Duncan, RN, MS, MPH, Vice President, IHI
Jennifer Lenoci-Edwards, RN, MPH, CPPS, Senior Vice President, IHI
Karen Baldoza, MSW, Vice President, Improvement and Innovation, IHI
Kate DeBartolo, Senior Project Director, IHI
Keziah Imbeah, MSc, Senior Research Associate, IHI
Lauren Macy, Improvement Advisor and Director, IHI
Leslie Pelton, MGA, Vice President, IHI
Lindsay Logan Allen, CHES, Project Director, IHI
Mara Laderman, M.Sc., Senior Director, Innovation, IHI
Marianne McPherson, PhD, MS, Senior Director, IHI
Marina Renton, Mphil, Research Associate, Innovation and Design, IHI
Nikki Tennermann, LICSW, Senior Project Director, IHI
Patricia McGaffigan, RN, MS, CPPS, Vice President, IHI
Paul Howard, MPA, Senior Director, IHI
Poonam Gupta, MBBS, CPHQ, MPH, Improvement Advisor, IHI
Rebecca Steinfield, MA, Improvement Advisor, IHI
Robert Lloyd, PhD, Vice President, IHI
Sarah Blossom, Director of Certification, IHI
Sarah Olver, Senior Improvement Lead, Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement
Shannon Welch, MPH, Senior Director, IHI
Susan Hannah, MSc, Senior Project Director, IHI
Tricia Bolender, MBA, MA, CPCC, Quality Improvement Advisor
Individual presenters have disclosed relevant financial relationships with companies defined as ineligible by ACCME in the Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education. These conflicts are noted within the session slide decks and have been mitigated. All other planners (including those listed above), presenters, and staff for this educational activity have disclosed no relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used on or by patients.
Commercial Support was received for the IHI Forum from the following companies defined as ineligible by ACCME in the Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education:
- Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts (BCBSMA)
- Merck for Mothers
- Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation
In-person: Orlando, FL, USA
General Conference (December 12–13): $1,595
Pre-Conference (December 10): $445
Pre-Conference (December 11): $645
Forum Livestream: $345
Groups of 3 or more benefit from a discounted rate on the full IHI Forum price. Group discounts do not apply to pre-conference registrations.
|Group Size||In-Person General Conference Rate|
|3–50||$1,295 per person|
|51–100||$1,276 per person|
|101–250||$1,196 per person|
|251–500||$1,117 per person|
|500+||$1,037 per person|
If you are registering three or more people, the group rate will automatically apply to your rate. To register a group of 51 or more people, fill out this Group Registration form.
Prices listed are in USD.
The IHI Forum will take place at:
Orlando World Center Marriott
8701 World Center Drive
Orlando, FL, USA
Now Booking for 2023
Orlando World Center Marriott Hotel Room Block
IHI Forum attendee room rate: $265 per night (plus taxes)
Book your room
The deadline to book your room as part of the IHI Forum room block is Friday, November 8, 2023. The room block usually fills quickly, book early to secure a spot for the duration of your stay.
Hotels with Shuttle to Marriot World Center:
Airport Shuttle Service
IHI will provide complimentary shuttle service from the Marriott World Center to Orlando International Airport on the last day of the Forum, Wednesday, December 13, from 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM. Shuttles will depart from the main Convention Center Entrance.
Code of Conduct
View the IHI Forum 2023 Code of Conduct.
IHI strives to design events that feel safe, inclusive, and accessible to all. During the Forum we want to create the best experience for everyone. The following information will help you plan your Forum experience and answer questions you may have about accessibility.
Who to contact during the Forum:
If you need assistance while attending, including audio assistance, or picking up a scooter or wheelchair, you can contact us in the following ways:
- At the Forum badge pick-up desk, located in
- Convention Center Foyer
- At the onsite registration desk, located in the
- Cypress Rotunda
- By email; firstname.lastname@example.org
You can also look out for members of the Forum team who’ll be wearing blue IHI polos and a white name badge.