Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Center for Education in Health Sciences

Faculty Development Program

HQPS students 2016

The goal of this program is to present the emerging content and skills clinicians and healthcare professionals need to become expert healthcare quality and patient safety educators and leaders. This innovative program will provide a context for faculty to explore and develop the educational tools, methods and curricular approaches necessary for integrating the healthcare quality and patient safety into medical education. 


This is a 12-month, part-time, classroom-based program that does not require Chicago residence; students attend a series of classroom-based intensive sessions at our Chicago Campus and complete the independent study remotely. Program begins each Summer Quarter ONLY. 

2018-2019 HQPS Non-Degree Curriculum

Download 2017-2018 Faculty Development Curriculum Here (PDF)
Download 2018-2019 Faculty Development Curriculum Here (PDF)

For a detailed description of each course, see our Course Description.


Per The Graduate School part-time rate, the tuition for 2017-2018 is $6,195.00 per course. The Faculty Development program consists of five courses.

There are multiple funding opportunities available.

For more information, see Funding

Application Deadlines

apply for summer 2018

Final Admission: April 29, 2018

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