Journal Article
Study

Changing conversations: teaching safety and quality in residency training.

Voss JD; May NB; Schorling JB; Lyman JA; Schectman JM; Wolf AMD; Nadkarni MM; Plews-Ogan M.

Despite increased focus on safety and quality in health care, prior studies have documented that residency programs miss opportunities to engage trainees in learning about patient safety. This study describes the successful implementation of a longitudinal curriculum in patient safety and quality improvement for internal medicine residents, centered around root cause analysis of adverse events.