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September 8, 2019

My involvement with the IHI UNBC started quite naturally. Since the beginning of my undergraduate education, I had an interest in health care design and delivery, particularly in delivering equitable and culturally safe care. Like many, I have had my fair share of enco...

June 16, 2019

We are delighted to feature Mitch Hutchinson's blog post reflecting on his progress through the IHI Open School Basic Certificate in Quality and Safety. Mitch is a medical student in the Northern Medical Program in Prince George. 

I am a medical student in a small...

March 8, 2019

          Hello fellow Quality Improvement enthusiasts! I am an undergraduate student at the University of Northern British Columbia and am a member of the IHI Open School chapter at UNBC. I was honoured to have received a scholarship from the BC Pa...

February 26, 2019

                 The UNBC community is comprised of many academics and students who are dedicated to the field of health research. One of those students is Andrew Schulz! Andrew is in his fourth and final year in t...

December 24, 2018

Introduction

            My name is Victoria Rea and I am currently a 4th year Undergraduate student majoring in Biomedical Studies at the University of Northern British Columbia; I will be graduating in May 2019, and have been involved with the IHI Open School UNBC Cha...

October 9, 2018

Change in healthcare requires an interdisciplinary approach that is centered on collaboration, teamwork, and an effective system to follow. That is exactly what the LEAN workshop aims to promote in a simulation-based exercise. In September, I had the opportunity to par...

April 2, 2018

Hello everyone! My name is Victoria Rea, and I am currently finishing my third year
of my undergraduate degree in health sciences at UNBC. I grew up in a small town in
Northern BC that suffered from a severe physician shortage for most of my
childhood, and this peaked...

January 6, 2018

It all started at a conference on Quality Improvement in June, students from the Northern Medical Program were invited to attend following completion of the IHI Open School courses. The courses were offered during the medical programs FLEX block. For those unfamiliar w...

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