1. All residents will be involved in QI projects
  • PGY1 and 2 residents will be actively involved in current projects, working to develop their own project
  • PGY3 residents will implement their own project based on an inpatient or clinical event witnessed or an improvement project with respect to clinical education or process
  • PGY3 residents will identify a mentor to facilitate the project and provide additional oversight
  • PGY4 and 5 residents will complete project or prepare for transition to junior residents
  • All residents will present their on-going projects at the end of the year with invited stakeholders
  • Residents will consider avenues for publication
  1. 75% attendance rate for QI lecture curriculum
  2. PGY3 research residents will attend a three day QI course organized by UIC faculty, designed to reinforce the knowledge, skills, and tools needed to successfully implement change initiatives and improvement projects