New Specialized Pathways

To complement individual learning and development, the program provides students the choice of a Quality and Safety Pathway or a Clinical Informatics Pathway

  • Program Objectives and Benefits

    Upon completion of the program, you will be able to:

    • Drive strategic change and foster a culture of quality and safety
    • Generate data-driven solutions to address operational challenges
    • Measure, interpret, and communicate meaningful health care outcomes
    • Identify quality and safety gaps and develop strategies to address them
    • Use data to support rational and evidence-based improvements
    • Develop and implement quality improvement initiatives within a tight budget
    • Assess and improve health care processes through evidence-based best practices
    • Identify, design, and implement malpractice prevention and intervention strategies

    Program Benefits

    • Curriculum designed to accelerate your ascent to a leadership role focused on health care quality and safety
    • Distinguished faculty who are recognized leaders in some of the nation’s most prestigious health care systems
    • A learning model that combines concrete theory with applied learning
    • An accomplished community of professional peers that you can call upon long after the program ends
    • A capstone project that is aligned with your goals and interests plus one-on-one mentoring
    • The carefully designed curriculum that focuses on all operational aspects of health care quality and safety
    • Exposure to best practices within the Harvard network of hospitals, including Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston Children’s Hospital, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Dr. Anjala Tess explains the learning model.
Program Director Anjala Tess talks about the learning model

Safety, Quality, Informatics, and Leadership

A one-year certificate program that consists of three, multi-day workshops; dynamic live webinars and pre-recorded lectures; and team-based peer collaboration.