Leadership and Management Academy (LAMA) Cohort 4 application open

Hello Leaders, We are pleased and excited to announce registration dates for Leadership and Management Academy (LAMA) Cohort 4. LAMA Cohort 3 with a total of 25 learners is currently in progress and includes leaders from Nursing, Advanced Practice, Clinical Operations, Bioengineering, Ambulatory Clinics, Finance, and Improvement Science.   Please see the details below, flyer […]

Healthcare Con 2021

Submission deadline has ended Call for Abstracts for Emerging Topics Submission Deadline: March 4, 2021

SMCI Newsletter

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SMCI Lecture Series

July 2021 The Approaches to Mixed Methods Evaluations. Laura Holdsworth PhD June 22nd 2021 Patient Safety’s Future through the Lens of an Organizational Scientist. Kathleen M. Sutcliffe PhDJune 2nd 2021 Target Based Care: An Intervention to Reduce Variation in Postoperative Length of Stay. Dr. Claudia Algaze and Dr. Andrew Shin May 2021 The Social and […]

SMCI Lecture Series Jan 26, 2021 at 12PM PST

Dear SMCI Fellows, Affiliates and other improvers,  Please join us for an AIMI Center/Stanford Medicine Center for Improvement event  Our educational topic will be:  Lessons from the Long Fix: Applications for AI in Healthcare Abstract: Dr. Vivian Lee will discuss future applications of data and AI in the healthcare ecosystem, and how they can be used […]

SMCI Spotlight

FY20 Excellence in Improvement Publication Award WinnersThe Stanford Medicine Center for Improvement is pleased to announce the winners of the FY20 Excellence in Publications competition which recognizes improvement excellence and interdisciplinary collaboration. More than 40 publications were submitted for consideration in this inaugural year of judging. Congratulations to the winning teams and thank you to […]

Stanford Medicine Advanced Course in Improvement Science

The Stanford Medicine Center for Improvement (SMCI) has launched the Advanced Course in Improvement Science (ACIS). Cohort 1 includes 15 physicians, 9 administrative leaders and 8 nursing leaders an have graduated from a program such as the Stanford Clinical Effectiveness Leadership Training (CELT) and are seeking to advance their knowledge of improvement science and its […]

Office of Research Patient Care Services : Spotlight

Stanford Medicine Center for ImprovementIn October 2019, the Stanford Medicine Center for Improvement (SMCI) successfully launched a new website. The goal of SMCI is to become the best at getting better. SMCI seeks to create a community of improvers in all disciplines and at all levels. Stanford Medicine Center for Improvement (SMCI) What is SMCI? How […]

May 2020 Quality Improvement & Patient Safety Symposium Winners

Thank you to everyone who attended the 2020 Quality Improvement & Patient Safety Symposium. On behalf of Drs. Shieh and Katznelson, we are happy to announce the 10 general and 5 multidisciplinary winners. There were 46 total abstract submissions. We congratulate all the presenters for their work.    We would also like to thank all […]