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Quality Café: Engaging Students in Quality Improvement

This “back-to-school”-themed session is presented by student leaders from IHI Open School chapters at UBC, UBC Okanagan (UBCO) and the University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC). They share how post-secondary students can develop and practice their quality improvement skills while in school, and highlight resources and opportunities for hands-on experience.

Through these students’ own experience with the IHI Open School, this presentation covers how students can realize their full potential as change agents and quality improvement leaders. This presentation is also valuable for those who work with or supervise students, particularly in the realms of health care and quality improvement.

The Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) Open School: University of British Columbia (UBC) Chapter is an interdisciplinary community of students and professionals striving for a more efficient, effective and safe health care system that provides the best possible care for all patients.

Presenters:
Nicole Lee
President, IHI Open School: UBC Chapter

Leah Trippell
IHI Open School: UBCO Chapter

Neelam Minhas
IHI Open School: UNBC Chapter

Featured attendees:
Melissa Wan & Melissa Mar, UBC
Kajsa Heyes & Cirisse Stephen, UNBC

Click to download the slides and the chat transcript from this Quality Café.

Watch the recording:

Quality Café is a free one-hour lunch and learn series that takes place on the third Wednesday of every month at 1200 PST. Each Café features a new guest and topic related to improving quality of care.

Are you passionate about improving how health care is delivered? Come to Quality Café! We invite all health care professionals, patients, organizations, and educators to join our online conversation.

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