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.
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.