JHF Patient Safety Fellowship - Applications Due 4/25

The Jewish Healthcare Foundation (JHF), Pittsburgh Regional Health Initiative (PRHI), and Health Careers Futures (HCF) are actively recruiting graduate students in health-related fields for our 2016 Patient Safety Fellowship. This fellowship is designed to foster the next generation of healthcare leaders in quality through introduction to PRHI’s Perfecting Patient methodology, a Lean-based quality improvement system that seeks to deliver patient-centered, error-free care to every patient, every time. It will also provide an opportunity for practical learning from regional champions for quality improvement in various healthcare settings. Additional details are attached. Students from diverse healthcare disciplines such as policy, medicine, rehabilitation, public health, management, nursing, social work, health law, engineering and other fields who are interested in improving healthcare are encouraged to apply. Fellowship sessions will be held on the following Wednesdays from 3:00 – 7:00pm (dinner provided) in Downtown Pittsburgh: June 1, 8, 22, and 29, and July 6, 13, 20, and 27. In addition to these sessions, Fellows will be required to participate in on-site observations in various health care settings for ~3-4 hours in June. To apply, please submit an electronic application together with a personal statement, resume, and letter of recommendation by Monday, April 25th.


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