- Workforce/Professional Development: We impact UW Medicine workforce development so that every provider knows fundamental quality and safety principles and has the resources to take an innovative project idea to a disseminated improvement project.
- Project Support: Our lens of scholarship and health system sciences supports the design, implementation, and dissemination of quality, safety, and value projects.
- Innovation: We make fundamental contributions to health system science and consistently apply and support dissemination of best practices as a learning organization.
Core Services Offered
The UW Medicine Center for Scholarship in Patient Care Quality and Safety delivers exceptional trainings, project support, and large-scale innovations that enhance the quality, safety, and value of care delivered to patients at UW Medicine.
UW Medicine clinicians and researchers have the insights to enhance the quality, safety, and value of patient care. The Center integrates these operational, academic, and interprofessional perspectives as we collaborate with providers, researchers, educators, specialists, and trainees. The Center’s expertise and resources help UW Medicine identify and adopt safe, high-quality, high-value practices in care. We also excel at identifying innovative approaches to enhance the efficiency of care delivery.
School of Medicine: Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Division of Emergency Medicine, Health Sciences and UW Medicine Risk Management, Department of Pediatrics, Department of Psychiatry
VA Puget Sound Health Care System
Seattle Children’s Hospital
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI)
American Cancer Society
COPIC Medical Foundation
The Doctor’s Company Foundation
Center Oversight Committee, chaired by Dr. William Bremner.
Related UW Entities
School of Medicine: Department of Medicine, Department of Surgery, Department of Anesthesia, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Department of Psychiatry, Department of Radiology, Department of Pathology, Department of Pediatrics, Department of Emergency Medicine