Health care professionals from outside of Johns Hopkins Medicine may apply for the Armstrong Institute’s Patient Safety Visiting Fellowships, a four- or nine-month program that gives participants both the concepts and practical skills needed to lead patient safety efforts.
The structured curriculum includes
- a mentored project in quality and safety
- a practicum experience with Johns Hopkins quality and safety groups
- educational lectures and experiences
Participants are assigned to a faculty mentor and participate as a cohort with other Patient Safety Fellows in a variety of learning activities. They also select one of two tracks, focusing on either patient safety and quality improvement operations or implementation science research.
Four-month cohorts begin in January and September of each year. Nine-month cohorts begin in September.
Eligibility and Requirements
The visiting fellowship is open to clinicians and administrators who demonstrate leadership potential in patient safety and who plan to apply their knowledge to reduce harm, improve patient outcomes and reduce waste.
Applicants will be selected based on experience and commitment to patient safety and quality improvement, their ability to become a leader in the field and continue to improve care, and analytical and communication skills.
- 4-month Fellowship: $8,000
- 9-month Fellowship: $14,000
Fellows are responsible for all travel and living-related expenses.
Please review the application form for directions on how to apply.
Application deadlines are:
- June 1, 2014: for Sept. 2014 start date (four- or nine-month cohort)
- Sept. 1, 2014: for Jan. 2015 start date (four-month cohort only)
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