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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, et al. Chief of Residents for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety: A Recipe for a New Role in Graduate Medical Education. Mil Med. 2017;182(3):e1747-e1751. doi:10.7205/MILMED-D-16-00179.

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April 12, 2017
Ferraro K, Zernzach R, Maturo S, et al. Mil Med. 2017;182(3):e1747-e1751.

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.

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Ferraro K, Zernzach R, Maturo S, et al. Chief of Residents for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety: A Recipe for a New Role in Graduate Medical Education. Mil Med. 2017;182(3):e1747-e1751. doi:10.7205/MILMED-D-16-00179.