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Students

Are you a University of Toronto student looking to gain valuable experience QI and Patient Safety? UTIHI offers opportunities to participate in hands-on projects, seminars, and other events throughout the year. Join us today and take the first step towards advancing your skills in transformative health leadership.

Opportunities are available to all undergraduate, graduate, and professional students registered at the University of Toronto. IPE seminars are offered through CACHE and registration through their system is limited to current health professions students, however we can enroll a handful of non-health professional students if they email us directly. 

There are no costs are associated with our QI projects, IPE seminars, and events thanks to our sponsors. A small fee is associated with our conferences to cover venue costs.

Join Our Team!

Team recruitment occurs between July and October every year.

Participate in our Blog

We welcome individual contributions to our blog. Interested in writing a post? Feel free to contact us!

Submissions must meet our editorial standards, and must adhere to UofT policies.

Participate in QI Projects

Student applications typically open in September, with a 3-4 week application window.

 

QI projects with local healthcare institutions run from October to May.

Attend our Events

We typically host several events throughout the year, including panel discussions, workshops, and conferences.

Attend our IPE Seminars

IPE Seminars are offered throughout the academic year.

Join our Meetings

General meetings are held monthly on weekends. All registered members are able to participate.

Student Groups

UTIHI offers the following services to student groups at the University of Toronto. Representative student societies from the University's 11 health faculties are eligible for representation on our general council and are eligible for mentorship with public policy matters related to their profession.

Health Faculty Representation

Representative student societies in health faculties are eligible to have representatives on our general committee. 

Workshops

Students societies can request free workshops in quality improvement, patient safety, and health policy. Our most common workshop is focused on PDSA cycles and QI methodologies. 

 Policy Submissions

Representative student societies are eligible to receive free mentorship and support with public policy submissions to legislative bodies. Submissions must be non-partisan in nature.

Early-Career Professionals

If you are an early career professional in a regulated health profession within the Province of Ontario, you are welcome engage with UTIHI!

Participate in Our Blog

We welcome individual contributions to our blog. Interested in writing a post? Feel free to contact us!

Submissions must meet our editorial standards, and must adhere to UofT policies.

Attend Our Events

We typically host several events throughout the year, including panel discussions, workshops, and conferences. These events are typically open to students and the public.

Learning Resources

We can help direct you to free learning resources on quality improvement, patient safety, and health systems leadership. 

Faculty and Staff

If you are a faculty of staff member affiliated with the University of Toronto, UTIHI welcome's your participation. We host a faculty advisory board that meets three times a year to review UTIHI's educational initiatives and program's. We also engage with faculty and students to convert assignments exploring contemporary health system topics into blog posts for our website. Lastly, we can help direct you to free learning resources in QI and patient safety that you can use in your classroom.

Advisory Board

UTIHI engages with a faculty advisory board for guidance on educational programming and events.

Student Blogs

We welcome class-based contributions to our blog, with the permission of the authoring student.

Submissions must meet our editorial standards, and must adhere to UofT policies.

Learning Resources

We can help direct you to free learning resources on quality improvement, patient safety, and health systems leadership. 

Learner Groups & Universities 
(External to The University of Toronto)

Contact us for opportunities to collaborate.

Learning Resources

We can help direct you to free learning resources on quality improvement, patient safety, and health systems leadership. 

Participation in Events

We welcome opportunities for our students and learners to present their work at external conferences and meetings. 

External groups can also request workshops, contact us for more information.

Special Projects and Event Sponsorship

Contact us for opportunities to collaborate 

System Leaders

Contact us for opportunities to collaborate.

QI Project Support

Every year, we help coordinate quality improvement and patient safety projects with community members in the Greater Toronto Area. We match teams of 3-4 student learners with a project sponsor that provides mentorship and project oversight in conjunction with our QI directors.

There is no cost associated with the program. For larger health institutions, students are often registered as volunteers.

Learning Resources

We can help direct you to free learning resources on quality improvement, patient safety, and health systems leadership. 

Special Projects and Event Sponsorship

Contact us for opportunities to collaborate 

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