IHI Open School Courses
Register for IHI using the following information.
Enter your role as Resident
Organization is ‘School – Medicine’
In ‘Please click here to select your organization’, enter
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Your primary role is ‘Intern – Resident’
For Faculty to access the IHI Open School courses for free they will need to select ‘Teacher/Professor’ as their Primary Role.
Patient Safety Links
AAMC Joining Forces initiative - under construction
Click on the link above to access resources for handling military medical/cultural issues.
Patient Safety - ER Safe Surgery Checklist
Patient Safety and Medical Errors - TMA online course
Quality Improvement Links
How to Report Medical Errors and Near Misses
Transitions in Care
Example of a bad hand-off
Example of a good hand-off
Resources from Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago
"Strategies to Improve Trainee Supervision"
SUPERB/SAFETY study published in Journal on Graduate Medical Education
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Patient Safety & Medical Errors
Anesthesiology Patient Safety Foundation
Patient Safety Video Library
Institute for Healthcare Improvement:
The IHI Open School contains online modules on patient safety, quality improvement, and leadership - all are available to members of the UTHSCSA through the Open School Chapter here.
IHI’s Innovation Series white papers were developed to further its mission of improving the quality and value of health care. The ideas and findings in these white papers represent innovative work by organizations affiliated with IHI. White papers are designed to share with readers the problems IHI is working to address; the ideas, changes, and methods we are developing and testing to help organizations make breakthrough improvements; and early results where they exist.
Patient Safety listservIf you are interested in subscribing to this listserve, click listServ@www.listserv.va.gov
and paste SubscribeMDTeachPtSafety-L@www.ListServ.va.gov in the main body of the message.
Alternatively, you can notify PSCurric@va.gov with a request to add your email address to the list.
To send a message to the group, address your email to MDTeachPtSafety-L@www.ListServ.va.gov.
Root Cause Analysis (RCA)
UTHSCSA is working to partner with UHS and the VA to provide educational opportunities for UTHSCSA residents and fellows. This opportunity will allow residents and fellows hands-on RCA training from identification of the event through implementation of action items. Click here for a brief presentation of "What is an RCA".