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The Integrating Quality (IQ) mission is to lead and support AAMC members in achieving safe, high-quality, high-value health care that is driven by continuous quality improvement and implemented throughout interprofessional education and clinical practice. Learn more about IQ.

6th Annual Integrating Quality Meeting: Improving Value through Clinical Transformation, Education and Science

June 12-13, 2014
Intercontinental Chicago O’Hare Hotel
Rosemont, Ill.

2014 IQ Webinar Series

This webinar series will explore successful strategies for integrating clinical care, education, and research programs to advance quality and safety in academic medical centers. At the end of the series, participants will be able to articulate strategies and identify local opportunities to align and build capacity in quality improvement,  health equity, research, and education and training.

Featured Resources

The iCollaborative IQ Collection now has over 100 resources featuring innovations in quality and patient safety. Log in with your AAMC account information to download material.

News and Updates

VA Research Week Begins May 19

April 14, 2014

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) National VA Research Week is an annual event, which offers institutions an opportunity to educate policymakers and communities on the importance of research funding that supports the nation’s veterans, and the historic partnership between medical schools and VA hospitals.

Clinical Care Innovation Challenge Award Winners Announced

April 7, 2014

Ten awardees of the AAMC’s Clinical Care Innovation Challenge have been selected, including five Challenge Award winners and five Pilot Project winners.

AAMC Calls for FDA to Seek Broader, Long-Term Engagement with Diverse Populations

April 7, 2014

Building and sustaining trust should be the first step to improve the representation of diverse communities in research that the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) uses as the basis for regulatory and other decisions, according to AAMC testimony presented at a recent hearing on the topic.

Quality Activities

AAMC Resources

Clinical Care Innovation Challenge

AAMC conducted this challenge to recognize AAMC member teaching hospitals and medical schools that have implemented or are developing programs to address clinical care innovation. Award winners have been selected.