Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Center for Education in Health Sciences

Faculty Development Program

HQPS students 2018

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.


Faculty Development Graduate

Dr. Healey applied for the Faculty Development Program to develop educational strategies for integrating healthcare quality and patient safety concepts and practice into the physical therapist student curriculum at Northwestern University. After completing the program, Dr. Healey continued his appointment as an Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy and Human Movement Sciences at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. And in February of 2016, the American Physical Therapy Association, Education Section, presented Dr. Healey with the 2016 Award for Distinguished Educator to recognize excellence in teaching.  

Application Deadlines

apply for summer 2018

Early Admission: January 7, 2018
Final Admission: April 29, 2018

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