Special or Theme Issue

Quality and Safety in Medicine.

Bergh S; Baker SW; Weaver R; Colbert CY; Ogden PE; Hauer KE; Irby DM; Sharma GK; Makary MA; Manvar AM; Bravender T; Brannick MT; Bryant RH; Stroud L; Levinson W; Asao K; Banks D; Daniel DM; Pierce-Boggs K; Riesenberg LA; Karpovich KP; Padmore JS; Patow CA; Kumar B; Jenson HB; Splaine ME; Batalden PB; Lynn LA; Holmboe ES; Goldschmidt-Clermont PJ; Lubarsky DA; Kane GC; Frush K; Cuffe MS; Rosenthal T; Rodriguez M; Mintz M; Durning SJ; Standiford CJ; Bernstein SJ; Windish DM; Bass EB; Alper E; Durning SJ; Bohmer RM; Behal R; Finn J; Voss-Andreae J; Pronovost PJ; Miller MR; Wachter RM; Meyer GS; Southwick FS; Spear SJ; Nedza SM; Halperin EC; Bickel J; Wilkinson T; Jacob MC; Lechner BE; Taylor LE; Nash DB; Goldfarb NI.

This collection of articles highlights efforts to improve quality and safety in academic health centers by establishing teamwork initiatives, engaging trainees in improvement, using evidence to guide care, and enhancing communication.