GME News

New Curriculum Teaches Pediatric Residents Proper Handoffs to Maximize Patient Safety

How patients are transferred, or “handed off” between medical providers can have a major impact on medical errors. National data suggest that up to 70 percent of the most serious errors in hospitals are due at least partially from miscommunications, including those that occur during the transition of care.

UCSF GME Quality Improvement & Patient Safety Toolkit
This new toolkit has many resources which may be useful to faculty designing QI/PS curricula, as well as residents and fellows looking to do independent learning. If you have resources to contribute, please send them to

UCSF to Train Residents in Lean Management and Process Improvement
UC San Francisco will train medical residents and fellows in Lean management principles, as part of a broader institutional commitment to continuous quality improvement.