The Clinical Quality Fellowship Program: Developing Clinical Quality Leadership in the Greater New York Region

Contact: Rohit Bhalla, MD, MPH; Hillary S. Jalon, MS; and Lorraine Ryan, MPA, Esq
Contact Phone: 2017

The Institute of Medicine has noted that a key factor underlying patient safety problems in the United States is a paucity of quality and safety training programs for clinicians. The Greater New York Hospital Association and United Hospital Fund created the Clinical Quality Fellowship Program (CQFP) to develop quality improvement leaders in the New York region, and this article describes the CQFP’s structure and curriculum, program participants’ perceived value, improvement projects, and career paths. 

 

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