Patient safety and quality are of paramount importance to the delivery of effective health care. Harvard Medical School’s postgraduate safety and quality programs provide participants with a toolkit of strategies and knowledge that enable them to drive organizational improvement and identify paths to improve care delivery within complex health systems. These programs are designed for medical doctors, nurses, administrative leaders, policy makers, researchers and other industry professionals.
Programs are offered in a variety of blended learning formats, including live virtual, self-paced study and in-person sessions at Harvard Medical School as well as locations around the world.
Alumni of our safety and quality programs have improved their clinical efficiency, built an international network of colleagues, directed effective quality improvement and safety initiatives and achieved high-impact leadership within health care.
Master of Healthcare Quality and Safety program equips clinicians and clinical administrators with the operational skills and leadership vision to direct effective quality improvement and safety initiatives within their own health care organizations. The program offers both a full-time, one-year option and a part-time, two-year option. The model of instruction consists of a blend of traditional coursework, intensive workshops, a longitudinal seminar series and a comprehensive capstone project.
Safety, Quality, Informatics and Leadership is a one-year certificate program that consists of three, multi-day workshops; dynamic live webinars and pre-recorded lectures; and team-based peer collaboration. This comprehensive and highly interactive program delivers the tools you need to become a global leader in health care quality and safety delivery and provides participants with direct access to the world’s leading authorities in safety, quality, clinical informatics and health leadership.