Get Started with the IHI Open School

With a large library of online courses, the IHI Open School is an easy and effective way for health care students and professionals from around the world and across disciplines to gain essential training and skills in quality improvement, patient safety, leadership, and other topics — on their own time, at their own pace.

IHI Open School self-paced online courses are FREE to students, residents, faculty*, and inhabitants of the Least Developed Countries**. Additionally, you may have received a passcode from a member organization that allows you to participate in the courses for free.

If you fall into the categories described above, register yourself on and visit IHI's Virtual Education Platform to begin your learning journey.

Enter IHI's Virtual Education Platform

If you do not meet the eligibility criteria to take courses for free, we invite you to learn more about the benefits of the IHI Open School and how to subscribe.


Questions? Our Knowledge Base has lots of answers.


*We define "faculty" as someone whose primary job is as a professor, teacher, or dean and who is currently teaching or interested in teaching others about the science of improvement.

**The list of Least Developed Nations is defined by the United Nations.