The mission of the Center for Healthcare Improvement & Patient Safety is to improve the quality of healthcare for patients and patient populations by training the next generation of practitioners, leaders, and researchers in quality improvement and patient safety science.


Welcome Incoming Fall 2020 CHIPS Cohorts

MastersCaley Britton, RN, BSN, OCNElizabeth Elliott, MD Jenna Kessler, RN, BSNJenny Lin, MDJessica Hart, MDJoannaly Tapang, RN, BSNJulie Uspal, MDMary Houston, RN, BSN, CCTCMelissa Schmatz,…

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CHIPS Fellow Selected as 2020 AAP VON Scholar

Michelle-Marie Pena, a CHIPS fellow was selected to be a 2020 AAP/Von Scholar! It is a national award given to 5 fellows and early career…

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The Center for Healthcare Improvement & Patient Safety offers three programs for healthcare professionals, with different career focuses such as research, clinical, and administration.


Developing the next generation of quality improvement leaders


Fostering academic productivity at Penn and beyond


Building health system partnerships to advance quality & safety