National Workshop on Quality for Medical Education

Baltimore, MD
Saturday, November 10, 2012
National Workshop on Quality for Medical Education
Saturday, November 10, 2012 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM (Eastern Time)

Thomas B. Turner Building
720 Rutland Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21205

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Health care needs a cadre of physician leaders who have the tools and knowledge to prevent patient harm, improve outcomes and rein in the unsustainable growth in costs. Yet while many medical students and residents have great enthusiasm for this type of work, they often complete their training without having developed the skills needed to become leaders who can fix flawed systems of care delivery.

This one-day event -- the third annual patient safety and quality summit of the ACMQ Student and Resident Section -- aims to introduce medical students, residents and fellows to the possibilities of integrating quality improvement and patient safety work into their clinical careers. Other clinicians and educators, such as residency program directors, will gain insights for how to incorporate safety and quality into training of physicians.

The theme of this year's event is "Integrating Quality into Medical Education and Clinical Practice." Topics to be covered include:

  • Tools to carry out quality improvement projects
  • How to integrate medical quality into clinical practice
  • The skill sets and tools required to lead this work
  • Career options for clinicians wishing to specialize in quality and safety
  • Opportunities for medical students and residents to develop their skills as quality improvement leaders
  • How residents around the country have carried out their own quality improvement projects


Morning Keynote
Peter Pronovost, MD, PhD, Director, Johns Hopkins Medicine Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality; Johns Hopkins Medicine Senior Vice President for Patient Safety and Quality

Afternoon Keynote
Leo Celi, MD, MPH, MS, Internist, intensive care unit physician and infectious disease specialist at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center; Founder and Executive Director, Sana, Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology


  • Medical students, residents and fellows
  • Students in other health care-related fields
  • Medical school faculty and other physicians with education and training responsibilities  

Students in related fields, such as public health, nursing, and hospital administration, are also encouraged to sign up at the student rate.


  • $25: Students, Residents, Fellows
  • $100: All others

This event is sponsored by the Johns Hopkins Medicine Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety, the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and the American College of Medical Quality.


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