Quality Curriculum

Didactic Teaching for Internal Medicine Residents

Boonyasai R. Effectiveness of teaching QI principles to clinicians: systematic review

  (JAMA 2007) PubMed   Attitudes improve, but effects on clinical outcomes uncertain.

Voss J.  Teaching safety and quality in residency training.  (Acad Med 2008)  abstract

Bernabeo, Conforti, Holmboe. Teaching cardiac QI prevention intervention in resident clinic.      (Am J Med Qual 2009)  More resident awareness of pt and system factors  abstract

Vinci L, Oyler J, Johnson J, Arora V.  Empowering Internal Medicine Residents to Improve
Quality in Their Continuity Clinics. (Academic Internal Medicine Insight 2009)  full document

Moskowitz E, Nash D.  Teaching Trainees the Tenets of Quality and Safety: An Annotated Bibliography.  Am J Med Qual 2009  full document

Mosser G, Frisch K, Skarda P, Gertner E.   Addressing the Challenges in Teaching Quality
Improvement.  Am J Med 2009   article

Vinci LM, Oyler J, Johnson JK, et al.  Effect of a quality improvement curriculum on resident knowledge and skills in improvement.  Qual Saf Health Care 2010 19: 351-354   Article

U of Chicago Quality Improvement Fundamentals (Vinci, Oyler, Arora, Johnson)

The following are lectures used in teaching basic QI principles to internal medicine residents during successive ambulatory block rotations.

Introduction to Quality

Process mapping and PDSA Cycles

Sustainability and Spread

History Policy and Theory

Pay for Performance

Quality Assessment and Quality Improvement Curriculum and Bibliography

Internal Medicine 3rd Year Student QI Modules and Tools

Reduction of Unwarranted PPI Use   Whelan 2006 JGIM      Student Example - Silverman, Taub

Risk Assessment for Venous Thromboembolism    1-month tracker general med admissions

Routine Geriatric Principles to assess newly admitted elderly  Davis 2004   1-page assess tool

Delirium Assessment   CHAMP weblink   Inouye NEJM 2006  Student Example  Chang Chaudary

Health Literacy Screening   Chew    Fam Med 2004   3-question validated pre-op screening tool

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