The Quality and Safety Fellowship is specifically designed to train physicians in the knowledge and skills necessary to lead and teach quality improvement and patient safety.
The Quality and Safety Fellowship is a one-year structured, certificate program, sponsored by the OhioHealth Riverside Methodist Hospital Department of Graduate Medical Education (GME). The fellowship is open to physicians who have successfully completed an ACGME or AOA accredited residency program.
The fellowship consists of didactic sessions and extensive hands-on experiences. The fellows will learn directly from OhioHealth quality and patient safety leaders as well as faculty development mentors. The curriculum is designed to provide the fellows training in leadership and faculty development skills for careers in clinical quality improvement leadership and/or faculty positions in a dynamic healthcare system.
Fellowship Educational Goal
When fellows have completed the program, they will be able to:
The basic framework of curriculum content for all fellows covers the following topics:
The fellows should further advance their learning and take a deep dive into one or two areas of the core curriculum, with the approval of the fellowship director.
Miriam Chan, PharmD, CDE
Program Director of Med Ed Quality & Safety, Medical Education
Director of Research & EBM Education, Riverside Family Medicine Residency
OhioHealth Riverside Methodist Hospital
Kathryn Crea, PharmD, BCPS, CPPS, Director of Quality, Accreditation and Patient Safety OhioHealth-Riverside Methodist Hospital
Joe Gladwell, MD, CPHQ, CPPS, Medical Director of Quality & Safety, OhioHealth Riverside Methodist Hospital, Quality & Safety Fellowship Alumni 2016-2017
Thomas Harmon, MD, VP Medical Affair, OhioHealth Riverside Methodist Hospital
Laurie Hommema, MD, Program Director, OhioHealth Riverside Methodist Hospital Family Medicine Residency
Michael Holland, System VP, Lean Strategy and Operation, OhioHealth
Amy Imm, MD, MMM, FCCP, System Vice President, Medical Affairs, OhioHealth
Matthew Kunar, DO, MBOE, Director of Medical Education, Dublin Methodist Hospital; Associate Program Director, OhioHealth Riverside Methodist Hospital Family Medicine Residency
Jennifer Middleton, MD, Associate Program Director, OhioHealth Riverside Methodist Hospital Family Medicine Residency
James M. O’Brien, Jr., MD, MSc, System Vice President, Quality, OhioHealth
Chelsey Petz, MD, Assistant Program Director, OhioHealth Riverside Methodist Hospital Internal Medicine Residency
Sara Sukalich, MD, Director of Medical Education, Designated Institutional Official, OhioHealth Riverside Methodist Hospital
Bruce Vanderhoff, MD, Sr. VP, Chief Medical Officer, OhioHealth
The ideal candidate will have completed an ACGME- or AOA-accredited residency and will be board certified or board eligible.
A strong interest in teaching is required.
To Apply: Contact Angela Miles at firstname.lastname@example.org for application requirements.
If you have any questions, please contact the fellowship director:
Miriam Chan, PharmD, CDE at email@example.com.
Riverside Methodist Hospital, Internal Medicine
Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine
Cleveland State University
Pulmonary and critical care medicine, general internal medicine. I believe it is important to continue to focus on improving the care and safety of patients. This fellowship offered an opportunity to learn the principles of quality improvement and patient safety in order to impact effective change, as well as be involved in medical education and hospital administration.
I am planning on pursuing a pulmonary and critical care fellowship and hope to continue to be involved in medical education and teaching/leading continuous process improvement initiatives.
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The curriculum will include a broad range of primary care and specialty educational activities, as well as address the professional development of teaching and administrative physicians.