Graduate Medical Education

Patient Safety


IHI Open School Courses


Please click on the link below to view access information.

IHI Open School Course Registration and Instructions



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

Handwashing Video 2018


Restraint Training


Restraint Training Test


Disclosure of Adverse Events


Quality Improvement Links

How to Report Medical Errors and Near Misses

UHS (powerpoint)   (video)



Transitions in Care

Example of a bad hand-off

Example of a good hand-off


"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


The LIFE Curriculum


Patient Safety listserv

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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".