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HiQuiPs

Innovations

Browse below to explore innovations and programming developed and executed by HiQuiPs over the past number of years!

HiQuiPs Incubator

Created in collaboration with CanadiEM, the Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians (CAEP), and McMaster University Program for Faculty Development (PFD), this program offered by HiQuiPs was a CME accredited 9-month incubator that ran between 2021-2022 with a cohort of 8 incubatees working simultaneously as quality improvement, health informatics, and patient safety specialists in the Canadian healthcare system. Check out the slides below to learn more about the program.

Program Overview

​This longitudinal, asynchronous program was comprised of 7 six-week sections (modules) delivered over a 9-month period. Each section contained the following:​
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  • A didactic presentation

  • Assigned readings

  • One 2-3 hour live virtual session:

    • Discussion on section topic

    • Journal club with related articles

  • Section assignment

    • E.g. blogpost, abstract, project charter, business proposal, presentation, activity leadership

  • Section online discussion of "controversial" HI/QI/PS topics

  • Virtual touch points