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  1. Mission

    CHCQ exists to further the
    University of Missouri Health System's ability to:

    Provide exemplary patient-centered care



    Conduct innovative educational programs,
    focused on improving patient care quality, safety, and value



    Advance patient care quality, safety,
    and value through research and scholarship

  2. PI-LDP

    Performance Improvement
    Leadership Development
    Program (PI-LDP)

    PI-LDP prepares a cadre of performance improvement leaders with the knowledge and skills to make significant improvements related to quality, safety and value of MUHC's patient care services. Click here to learn more about our latest cohort.

  3. Teaching for Quality

    The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) has recently released a report,Teaching for Quality: Integrating Quality Improvement and Patient Safety across the Continuum of Medical Education, produced by an expert panel led by Dr. Linda Headrick. Her team identifed a sizable gap in the training and education of health professional learners, across the continuum, in quality improvement and patient safety. In response, the AAMC has created a new faculty development program, Teaching for Quality (Te4Q). For more information about this program, sign up for the April 29 webinar.

  4. CL-QIP

    Clinical Leaders' Quality Improvement Program (CL-QIP)

    The first CL-QIP concluded in December 2013. This program provided leadership knowledge and quality improvement skills to medical directors and administrators of various MUHC clinics to enhance their ability to improve clinic operations and patient care.

  5. Educators' Stories of Creating Enduring Change

    Dr. Linda Headrick's new book, Educators' Stories of Creating Enduring Change, offers readers a deeper understanding of individual capacity for creating enduring change in health professional education. It examines how individuals in academic health science centers built and disseminated programs that mutually influenced their own personal growth and made a transformative impact on learners, teachers, and the cultures of their institutions at a national and international level. It is available now with a 20% discount (Promo Code: HESPC1013) from Radcliffe Publishing.


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