Patient Safety Executive Professional Development Program

Patient Safety Executive Professional Development Program

In-Person & Online
Sep 10, 2024
Boston, MA, USA

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Join an info call April 25, 2024 at 11:00 AM ET. Register Here


The Patient Safety Executive Development Program can help you provide clarity and direction to health care organizations on the key strategic, clinical, and operational components involved in achieving safe and reliable operational excellence — a “system of safety.” Now in its 19​th year, this program unites experienced clinicians from around the world with IHI faculty who are trusted experts in the field. The concepts taught are informed by deep experience in guiding organizations in their patient safety improvement efforts. Learnings from this program have been applied in many settings — in acute care, ambulatory care, home care, long-term care, in the community, in the military, and more. Additionally, alumni of this program join a global network of 3,000+ other alumni of the program, who have applied strategies they learned in a variety of health care settings.
“[This program] helps people understand their full responsibilities as patient safety leaders. Attendees consider it a transformational experience. They bring the inspiration back to the organization and continue to live it.”

Barbara Crawford, RN, MS
Kaiser Foundation Health Plan & Hospitals

Join an Informational Call:

April 25, 2024
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM ET
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June 6, 2024
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM ET
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Making the Case: Download the Justification Letter to provide high-level information on the PSE program to your leadership.


Session Agenda

Download agenda information for the 2024 Patient Safety Executive Professional Development Program. 


Continuing Education

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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.

Continuing education credits for this program are still being finalized and will be updated shortly.

To be eligible for a continuing education certificate, attendees must complete the online evaluation within 30 days of the continuing education activity. After this period, you will be unable to receive a certificate.

Continuing education credits will not be awarded for non-educational activities, including (but not limited to) meals, breaks, and receptions.​


Fees & Scholarships

Regular Price: $10,750 USD

Groups of 3 or more: $9,137.50 USD

IHI is pleased to offer a limited number of 15%, 25%, and 50% scholarships to assist with program registration costs for those working in: 

  • Independent, United States Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) that are not affiliated with a hospital or health system
  • Critical Access Hospitals
  • Independent practices with fewer than 20 physicians
  • Hospitals with fewer than 50 beds
  • Members of America's Essential Hospitals
  • 501(c)(3) organization with a defined operating budget of less than $5 million, serving community-based populations
  • Ministries of Health
  • Faith-based health institutions 
  • Skilled Nursing Facilities

All Scholarships are reviewed on an individual basis. If multiple individuals from the same organization wish to apply for a scholarship, each individual must submit an application. Group discounts are also available, see information above.

To ensure equal distribution of funds, all scholarship applications are reviewed using the same scoring criteria. All awarded amounts are final.

Key Dates:

Scholarships are due: Wednesday, June 12, 2024
Applicants will be notified by: Tuesday, July 2, 2024

Please note, scholarships are available for program registration costs only, and do not cover travel, food, or accommodation costs associated with attending a program. 

IHI may, at its discretion, cancel, postpone, or otherwise modify in-person programs at any time, with or without notice. If IHI does so and as a result, a registrant is unable to participate in the program, IHI will refund the registration fee. The registrant, however, will remain responsible for other costs (such as travel and lodging) the registrant incurs in connection with the program, and IHI will not refund the registrant, nor otherwise be responsible for, such costs. Registrants should proceed accordingly and consider travel/lodging cancellation policies — as well as purchasing travel insurance — when incurring such costs.




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