The demand for training in healthcare quality and patient safety for both medical students and residents has never been higher. The Quality and Safety Educators Academy responds to that demand by providing medical educators with the knowledge and tools to integrate quality improvement and safety concepts into their curricula.


  • Program directors or assistant program directors interested in acquiring new curricular ideas to help them meet the ACGME requirements which require residency programs to integrate quality and safety into their curriculum
  • Medical school leaders or clerkship directors developing quality and safety curricula for students
  • Faculty who are beginning a new role or expanding an existing role in quality and safety education
  • Quality and safety leaders  who wish to extend their influence and effectiveness by learning strategies to teach and engage trainees
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Program Information

This two and a half-day meeting aims to fill the current gaps for faculty by offering basic concepts and educational tools in the field of quality improvement and patient safety in an interactive way, providing guidance on career and curriculum development and establishing a national network of quality and safety educators.

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Learning at QSEA


QSEA offers a hands-on interactive learning environment with 10-to-1 student-to-faculty ratio. Learn from experienced physician faculty known for their ability to practice and teach quality improvement and patient safety, mentor junior faculty and guide educators in curriculum development.

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