Center for Patient Safety & Health Policy


  • Implement quality and safety concepts into our everyday work of clinical care
  • Enhance organizational knowledge through dissemination of successful practices leading to enhancement of productivity and efficiency
  • Train the next generation of health professionals to incorporate quality improvement practices in their work


  • To train a core of individuals at UT Health San Antonio in quality improvement methods
  • Implement quality and safety initiatives through project-based learning at levels of UT Health San Antonio and University Health Systems
  • Reduce cost by improving infrastructure and support systems
  • Dissemination of quality improvement methods within and outside of system