Objective. To assess the current state of quality improvement and patient safety (QIPS) education at a large teaching hospital. Methods. We surveyed 429 trainees (138 residents, 291 clinical fellows) and 38 program directors (PDs; 2 were PDs of >1 program) from 39 Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education-accredited training programs.
In February 2012, in an article in the New England Journal of Medicine,1 the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education ACGME provided an initial description and the rationale for the Next Accreditation System NAS. We follow up with this piece, which reflects on questions about the NAS, as a starting