Quality Improvement Writing Group

The IHQSE QI Writing Group will provide a structured and mentored manuscript preparation experience for QI scholars or those just looking to share their QI outcomes. Applicants should have a current or past project with results ready to publish. These type of results may include a project that has reached its goal, a project with a change in a process or outcome measure, a project with an important lesson learned, or a project with a unique intervention. At the end of the program, participants will have a complete and fully edited manuscript ready for submission. 


Program Dates

June 21, 2024 | Registration Deadline

August 15, 2024 | Writing Group Commences (see session dates)

Course Overview

This 10 session, 20-week experience will provide a structured and mentored manuscript preparation experience for QI scholars.

  • Sessions are 1 hour and delivered via Zoom.
  • Sessions comprise a short didactic followed by mentored manuscript review.
  • Didactic topics include SQUIRE Guidelines, key section requirements, copy/line editing, and responding to reviewers. See full syllabus for Fall 2024 Cohort.
  • Participants will prepare manuscript section drafts between sessions.
  • Mentors and peers will review each section draft between sessions and provide constructive feedback during sessions. See list of mentors.

Topics Covered

Getting started writing and writing the Introduction
Writing a great paper
Methods section
Tables and figures
Results section
Editing and copy editing
Discussion section
Hitting submit
Responding to reviewers


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Price: $999

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Questions? Please direct all questions about the IHQSE or QIWG to Anne Kercsmar, Manager of Finance & Operations, at ihqse@cuanschutz.edu.

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