Date and Time:

Thursday, Sept., 22, 2022: 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. PDT

Thursday, Sept., 29, 2022: 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. PDT

Location: Online

Registration deadline: Aug., 25, 2022

The workshop is geared toward clinicians, health professions students, residents, fellows, and healthcare staff who want to learn about how to design and implement a quality improvement (QI) project or initiative. Online access to required pre-workshop readings is provided in advance.

Prior to the workshop, participants should identify a health care quality or patient safety issue that they want to improve. During the workshop, participants will actively apply the methods and tools taught, and design an actionable and feasible QI project.


  • Describe basic concepts, methods, and tools in clinical quality improvement.
  • Illustrate how process improvement and human-centered design methods are applied in health care.
  • Describe the adverse effects of health inequities on healthcare quality in diverse populations.
  • Design a clinical quality improvement project to address a health care quality issue.

Tuition (due with registration form):

  • $150 for UC Davis Health residents and fellows
  • $250 for other UC Davis employees and affiliates
  • $350 for all other participants

Cancellation and Refund Policy: A refund of tuition, less $50 administrative fee, will be allowed if requested in writing by Aug., 25, 2022. No refunds will be provided after this date.

Course Director: Ulfat Shaikh, M.D., M.P.H., Professor of Pediatrics and Medical Director for Healthcare Quality, UC Davis Health

If you are interested in registering for the two-day workshop, please use the following link:

Please register early - space is limited to 50 attendees.



7th Annual UC Davis Health 2-Day Clinical Quality Improvement Design Workshop 9/22/2022 - 9/29/2022

The University of California, Davis, Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of California, Davis, Health designates this Live activity for a maximum of 11 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


For the purpose of recertification, the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ issued by organizations accredited by the ACCME.

Physician Assistants

Physician Assistants may claim a maximum of 11 Category 1 credits for completing this activity. The National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society.