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The core mission of the Center for Healthcare Improvement & Patient Safety at the University of Pennsylvania is to improve the quality of healthcare utilizing a comprehensive approach integrating health services research and research training.    More about us >.

The Center was made possible by a donation from the Philadelphia Antiques Show and is sustained with funds from the Laffey-McHugh Foundation.

CHIPS Announcements

  • SUMMER iNTERNSHIP FOR fIRST yEAR mEDICAL STUDENTS                                                                     

    The Center for Healthcare Improvement & Patient Safety is accepting applications for its 2016 Medical Student Summer Internship. During the 6 - 8 week program, the selected candidate will receive an introduction to the field of healthcare quality and safety, and will participate in a quality improvement research project under the direction of a fellow or faculty member. The intern will receive a $3,000 stipend.

    Applicants should email the CHIPS Administrative Coordinator, Nafeesah Bunch, a CV and brief essay (one page or less) stating why they are interested. The 2016 application deadline is Tuesday, March 15, 2016.

    Click here to read a former intern's experience.