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Save the Date:  QIPS Day 2024
Mon, Mar 11, 2024

We will highlight National Hospital Patient Safety Week with our 11th Annual QIPS Day on Mon, March 11, 2024 from 7:30 am - 1 pm in the Erlanger Probasco Auditorium.

National Hospital Patient Safety Week and Our 10th Annual QIPS Day (March 13, 2023)

Our 10th Annual 2023 Quality Improvement and Patient Safety Day  (QIPS) was a great success thanks to the efforts of so many teams sharing their stories, lessons, and successes. It is exciting to see how many folks are engaging in these efforts, yet we are only getting started! Special congratulations to Drs. Vick DiCarlo and Peter DeLeeuw, selected by our judges’ panel as best platform presentation for their project “Improve Understanding and Implementation of Blakemore Tubes in the ICU.” This was an impressive collaboration between GI fellows and ICU nurses to create tools and resources supporting confidence in providing safe and effective use of this medical device. In all, we saw 6 excellent platform presentations and 18 additional posters describing efforts to improve workflows, access to care, diagnostic impact, skill development, preventive care services, patient/family engagement, and harm prevention strategies. Teams represented 12 departments from academic and operational areas throughout our health system. 

We will celebrate and highlight National Hospital Patient Safety Week in conjunction with our Annual QIPS Day 2024 on Mon, March 11, 2024.  We have been working on a new emphasis to improve the processes supporting everyday activities in our clinical learning environments through interdisciplinary problem solving and process re-design. Back to Basics – Quality in All We Do.  More to come!!


Adam Campbell, PhD
Adam Campbell, PhD


Jeffrey Bennett, MD
Jeffrey Bennett, MD
Eligibility Requirements
  • Eligibility is open to any UT Clinical Program, including Medicine, Nursing and Pharmacy
  • Submission materials completed
    • QI Proposal Submission Form signed by Department Chair (College of Medicine) or other department-designated official (see official guidance: Instructions to Chair/ Authorizing Authority)
    • IHI Charter Template describing the project aims and structure
    • IRB approval/ exemption letter (if obtained; see IRB Requirements)
Timeline for Submission and Approval
  • Submission Deadline: Friday, February 16, 2024
  • Submit to: QIPS Day Box link 
  • Reply confirmation of upload from will be emailed by next business day
  • Team notification of acceptance to Platform or Poster Presentation: Monday, February 26, 2024
  • Publication of Program Agenda: Friday, March 1, 2024
  • QIPS Day: Monday, March 11, 2024
Platform Presentation Specifications

Please note: COVID-related mitigation measures may require adjustment to this plan - you will be updated about any adjustments at the time of acceptance.

Poster Presentation Specifications
  • Posters must be sized no greater 46" x 36" inches
  • Poster will utilize the QIPS Day Poster Template
  • Presenter will be given a set time when a representative will be at poster to engage viewers
Jan 11, 2024