Hospital Site

Hamilton Health Sciences Corporation, McMaster University

 

Fellowship Description

The fellowship’s educational strategy will involve both in-person, web-based teaching, and include a PS/QI project component that will be supervised and mentored by the fellowship director.  This educational framework is in line with the CanMEDS competencies that emphasize interactive, competency-based education as well as a focus on PS/QI that was recently added to the CanMEDS guidelines in 2015. 

All fellows will participate in quality improvement rounds, hospital and department based quality initiatives, national and international quality improvement conferences, and mentoring to produce scholarly publications.

Service commitment: 100 days per year (subject to change according to department fellowship policies). Fellows will be exposed to all clinical areas to broaden their exposure to quality improvement and patient safety opportunities. Academic time will be granted to encourage scholarly activities in quality improvement and patient safety.

Call commitment:  Although fellows are not on the call schedule, fellows may be expected to be available out of hours (evenings, nights and weekends).

Structure: Two days of the week will be protected academic time, devoted to the QI project, the remaining three days a week will involve clinical duties at HHS hospitals, with the focus of understanding QI and patient safety opportunities in everyday clinical work

 

Duration

12 months

 

Qualifications

FRCPC or eligibility

 

Additional Requirements

Individuals with specific goals/interests would do well to begin discussion well in advance to permit adequate planning.

 

Application

To access the application form use this link PGME Application Page

Download our brochure for full details of the fellowship - Quality Improvement & Patient Safety

PLEASE NOTE: Applications for Fellowships are open for the 2022/2023 year

If you have any inquiries about the application, please email anesadm@mcmaster.ca

 

Clinical Fellowship Director

Quality Improvement & Patient Safety

Dr. Ekta Khemani, MD, MSc, FRCPC

Email:  khemane@mcmaster.ca

Dr. Ekta Khemani 
         
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