Quality Scholars

  • Quality Scholars Program in Healthcare Transformation

    At Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, we want to develop researchers and leaders to transform pediatric health and healthcare delivery.

    Goals

    • Develop faculty with skills to create effective healthcare delivery system interventions that can be disseminated into real world practice settings and result directly in improved healthcare delivery and health outcomes
    • Develop faculty leaders who will advance the scholarship of healthcare improvement

    Objectives

    Develop conceptual, methodological, practical and leadership skills to:

    • Design, develop, test, sustain, scale and disseminate effective interventions in healthcare delivery
    • Accurately measure health and healthcare quality, cost and value
    • Create and lead organizational and policy environments engaged in continuous improvement
    • Undertake research that creates knowledge and translates evidence of improved approaches to care in clinical, public health and policy settings

    Candidates

    The Cincinnati Children’s Quality Scholars Program in Healthcare Transformation seeks postdoctoral scholars in children’s healthcare, including medicine, surgery, public health, the social sciences, nursing, pharmacy and other allied health areas. More than 75 percent of time is dedicated for the duration of the program (two to three years). Eligible candidates include:

    • Postdoctoral scholars in children’s healthcare (medicine, surgery, public health, the social sciences, nursing, pharmacy and other allied health areas)
    • Faculty and fellows 

    Two Training Tracks

    Independent Improvement Investigator

    The goals of the independent improvement investigator are to:

    • Build extraordinary research and improvement capability in faculty who will transform health and the healthcare delivery system for children through execution and leadership in innovative health services, outcomes and implementation research
    • Upon program completion, scholars will be prepared to write a career-development award (preliminary research aims and career development activities delineated)

    System-Wide Improvement Leader

    The goals of the system-wide improvement leader are to:

    • Build extraordinary improvement capability in faculty who will transform health and the healthcare delivery system for children through leadership and implementation of innovations in healthcare improvement
    • Upon program completion, scholars will be recognized improvement leaders in their microsystem with potential and training to be a system-wide leader in three to five years

    > Learn More about Quality Scholars in the Anderson Center for Health Systems Excellence