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Our aim is to foster an interprofessional community that advances quality improvement in health care through scholarly and educational activities.


We strive for a health care system that is high value and continuously improving.

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Join Dr. Uma Kotagal in AHI’s first Peer Learning Session!

When? November 18, 2015 at 12:00pm ET

Utilizing video technology through Zoom, this is an opportunity for you to join a small group of your peers in an engaging discussion about "What leadership qualities are necessary at the front line to accelerate improvement." Members can refer to their email for further information along with the link to register, but hurry, there are limited spots available! Can’t make it? Be on the lookout for a second session mid December.

Duncan Neuhauser Award for Curricular Innovation

2015 Winners

Presented at the AHI Annual Meeting
Thursday, October 29th , 2015

1st place: Pharmacy Quality Alliance
In recognition of the curriculum: "Educating Pharmacists in Quality"

2nd place: Case Western Reserve University and Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center
In recognition of the curriculum: "Take the Lead on Healthcare Quality Improvement: A Massive Open Online Course"

3rd place: Northwestern University
In recognition of the curriculum: "The Education-Centered Medical Home: A Novel Longitudinal Clerkship Model Focused on Quality Improvement"

AHI Annual Meeting - Teaching and Disseminating Methods to Improve Healthcare Quality and Affordability

October 29 and 30, 2015
Hilton Alexandria Mark Center
5000 Seminary Road, Alexandria, VA 22311

Featured comments from 2014 meeting attendees:
"I returned to the AHI meeting this year because of the size of the meeting and ease of networking with QI leaders and experts."
"Great motivating, great connections with multiple disciplines and expertise; open perspectives."
"Loved having panel of presenters prior to workshops."
"This is consistently one of my favorite meetings for the quality of training/education I receive."
"Excellent conference. As a beginner researcher it's an opportunity to work with others at all levels of research skills and listen to their experience. Loved the interactive activities in all sessions."
"First time attendee, I realize there is a lot to learn."
"Great. I am relatively new learner in this topic but inspired to do more by my participation today."
"Informative and motivating, very personable, approachable faculty participating."
"What a great opportunity to learn about improvement from experts in the field!"
"Great meeting, so useful to have such a brilliant group of thinkers and doers come together to help us learn quality improvement."
"Very creative format on many fronts."

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Personal Continuous Quality Improvement Work Book

The Personal Continuous Quality Improvement Work Book by Duncan Neuhauser, Sylvia Myhre, and Farrokh Alemi has been used all over the world to teach health professional students about quality improvement. Typically students are given a copy of the work book and asked to use the quality tools to improve some process in their life. Typical choices include more exercise, diet change, watching less television or improving study habits, but many other topics are possible.