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About Integrating Quality


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 inter-professional education and clinical practice.


Academic health systems will lead the nation in quality and safety education, research and clinical performance, to improve the health of all.

IQ MODEL: Integrating Quality Across AMCs

Developed in 2008 with input from the IQ Steering Committee, the IQ Model depicts some of the key factors that contribute to coordinated approaches to quality across academic medical centers, including organizational commitment to quality and safety, team-based training and care, education across the continuum, assessment and data analysis, and ongoing QI activities.

AAMC Quality Resources

Resources for improving clinical quality and integrating education and training into these efforts: