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MED 344A. Elective in Quality Improvement, Patient Safety, and Organizational Change Clerkship (SUMC)

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Mentored practice and growth in knowledge, skills, and attitudes in quality improvement, patient safety, and organizational change. Students engage in directed readings, attend sessions with experienced QI Champions, learn about quality improvement projects and processes at Stanford University, participate in ongoing quality and patient safety activities within the Department of Medicine and Stanford Hospital and Clinics, and design and begin a quality improvement/patient safety/organizational change project. Designed to allow the student to develop a mentoring relationship with a QI Champion who will serve as a role model, mentor, and educator. Contact Dr. Lisa Shieh at if interested.


Periods Available
1-12, full-time for four weeks. 3 students per period.

Reporting Instructions:
Where: 700 Welch Road, Suite 310B, Palo Alto, CA 94304; Time: TBA.

Units 6       Drop Code T       Call Code 0

Lisa Shieh, M.D., Ph.D, FHM (650-724-2917,

Other Faculty
K. Hooper, L. Shieh.

Lisa Shieh, M.D., Ph.D, FHM (650-724-2917,


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