Quality Improvement

Opportunities for physicians


PLQI 1-day Training Dates released!

Are you interested in Quality Improvement?  Do you have Quality Improvement ideas?  Do you want to lead change and innovation?  If yes, Physician-led Quality Improvement (PLQI) can help.

  • Thursday, January 23, 2020
  • Tuesday, March 3, 2020

Please click here to see our Flyer and click here to register.  Do not wait as spots fill up fast!

QI Initiative Funding Submission Intake:

January 6 to February 7, 2020 at 4:00 pm PST

Don’t miss out! Applications now open for Physician Led Quality Improvement

  • 2017 – 2018 First Cohort of Physician list. Please click here.
  • 2018 – 2019 Second Cohort of Physician list. Please click here.
  • 2019 – 2020 Third Cohort of Physician list,  Please click here

Please click here to apply and click here for the program Brochure which contains important information

Application Process:

  • Physicians are invited to submit a QI idea for consideration in Jan 2020
  • Physicians with any level of QI experience and training are eligible.

Accepted Physician benefits?

Physicians will have an opportunity:

  • for in-depth learning about quality improvement (QI) theory and tools
  • to conduct your own QI project

PLQI provides participants with:

  • sessional funding
  • advanced QI training
  • mentorship
  • technical resources

QI training topics include:

  • Model for Improvement : Plan – Do – Study – Act
  • Ethics in QI
  • Project Management
  • Considering Cause and Effect: Driver Diagrams, Ishikawa, 5Whys
  • Human Side of Change – Stakeholder Engagement, Patients, Colleagues, Administration, Leadership, Public
  • Data planning and testing changes
  • QI Communications
  • Team Work & Communication
  • Sustaining & Spreading Improvement

For last year’s information, download the PLQI Intake information sheet.

What is PLQI?

An initiative of the Specialist Services Committee, PHC and VCH Physician-Led Quality Improvement is designed to address gaps in quality structures relating to physician participating in QI activities.  SSC Quality Improvement Initiative>

Interested in other physician-led QI activities across BC?

To see other QI-related activities, browse the Specialist Services Committee (SSC) directory of physician-led QI projects across the province.  Access it here