IHI Fellowship Program Application

IHI Fellowship Program 2024–2025

In-Person & Online
Nov 01, 2024
14-Month Program
$25,000* per Fellow
Application Deadline:
Aug 01, 2024

Developing Health Care Leaders in Quality and Safety Worldwide

The IHI Fellowship is designed to build an exclusive global network of thought leaders who will lead quality and safety transformation in their systems and beyond. Cutting-edge quality and safety content will be woven together with a strong emphasis on building leadership capabilities among Fellows through in-person and virtual learning sessions.

In the IHI Fellowship Program, safety and quality leaders will embark on a journey focused on strategic impact and leave the Fellowship with a strong network of colleagues committed to innovating and influencing change within their communities and around the world.

Key Dates and Deadlines

​Application deadline​Thursday, August 1, 2024 
​Phone/video interviews​August and September 2024
​Admission decisions communicated​On or before September 13, 2024
​Virtual meet-and-greet  
Wednesday, November 6, 2024
​Virtual learning sessions start  
Wednesday, November 20, 2024
​In-Person Fellowship Retreat  
​Adjacent to IHI Forum – December 8–11, 2024  
​In-Person Fellowship Graduation  
​December 2025

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Tuition rate is USD $25,000 per Fellow and may be funded organizationally or individually. Applicants should ensure they have funding in place prior to applying. Tuition will be invoiced once Fellows are notified of their acceptance into the program and is due upon receipt.

Tuition fees cover:

  • Access to key modules from the IHI Open School, to refresh knowledge of improvement science and patient safety principles and methods before starting the Fellowship
  • Access to the CPPS online review course and credentialing exam
  • Two three-day virtual retreats (February and June 2025)
  • Two in-person meetings, including graduation celebration (December 2024 and December 2025)
  • Bi-weekly live virtual meetings
  • Bi-weekly self-paced online learning modules
  • Strategic project scoping and individualized mentoring
  • Access to the Fellowship learning community, affinity groups, and faculty
  • Access to the Fellowship alumni community


Full payment is due 60 days before the start of the program. If payment in full is not received within 60 days prior to the program start date, IHI will notify you and cancel your registration.

  • Credit card payments: Enter your credit card information online during the registration process, or call the IHI Customer Experience Department to process payment over the phone.
  • Check payments: Please mail a copy of the invoice with your check made payable to IHI

Cancellations and Refunds

For cancellations made within 45 days before the start of a program: Registration fees are fully refundable if a written request is received by info@ihi.org on or before 45 days before the start of the program.

IHI will issue all refunds in the original payment type (credit card or check) within 30 days. Registrations received after 45 days or less before the start of the program are not refundable.


A limited number of scholarships are available. Learn more about scholarship opportunities.

Need Help or Have Questions?

Email the IHI Fellowship Team at fellowship@ihi.org