Healthcare Quality and Safety, MHQS
The mission of the Perelman School of Medicine’s Master’s degree in Healthcare Quality and Safety (MHQS) is to train the next generation of healthcare leaders and practitioners in the science of healthcare quality and patient safety.
The goal of the MHQS is to provide in-depth didactic instruction and hands-on experience to current healthcare professionals who aim to improve the quality and safety of healthcare, locally, regionally or nationally. This program will prepare students to pursue careers in healthcare administration and leadership that may be broad (e.g. director of quality and safety for a healthcare system or hospital) or more focused (e.g. positions that oversee population health, health equity, patient safety, value-based care for a healthcare system, department, or organization). Some graduates will combine their clinical and academic careers with a focus on healthcare quality and safety leadership, others will go on to pure leadership positions.
|HQS 601||Introduction to Healthcare Quality||1|
|HQS 602||Learning Health System Seminar Series||.5|
|HQS 603||Healthcare Quality Measurement||1|
|HQS 612||Principles and Practice of Healthcare Quality Improvement||1|
|HQS 640||Coaching in Quality Improvement Work||.5|
|HQS 650||Systems Thinking in Patient Safety||1|
|HPR 670||Health Care Strategic Leadership and Business Acumen||1|
|HQS 990||Quality Improvement Capstone I||1|
|HQS 991||Quality Improvement Capstone II||1|
|Select two elective courses||2|
|Total Course Units||10|
The degree and major requirements displayed are intended as a guide for students entering in the Fall of 2020 and later. Students should consult with their academic program regarding final certifications and requirements for graduation.