Journal Article
Commentary

Chief of Residents for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety: a recipe for a new role in graduate medical education.

Ferraro K; Zernzach R; Maturo S; Nagy C; Barrett R.

This commentary describes how one hospital established a resident leader to embed quality improvement and patient safety education into daily care processes. The authors review strategies the resident leader championed to drive improvement, including quarterly hospital-wide morbidity and mortality conferences, mock root cause analyses, and a feedback mechanism to respond to resident concerns.