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Education Quality Improvement

Office of Education Quality Improvement

MISSION

To achieve measurable improvement in the medical degree program by facilitating use of data and other evidence for decision-making.

OUR ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES TO ACHIEVE THE MISSION

Continuous quality improvement (CQI) seeks to answer two questions:

  • Advise the Vice Dean for Education, Associate and Assistant Education Deans, and the School of Medicine Curriculum Committee on evaluation and assessment matters
  • Oversee the development, implementation, and continuous quality improvement of the evaluation program for the medical school degree program, including evaluation of educators, courses, phases of the curriculum, and the learning environment 
  • Design and manage process for the Curriculum Evaluation Subcommittee
  • Oversee the systematic collection of assessment data and the analysis of data to measure program objectives and assessment quality 
  • Support medical degree program Faculty, and Offices of Admissions, Curriculum, Health Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion, Curriculum, and Student Affairs Deans and Staff in evaluation and continuous quality improvement projects
  • Disseminate educational scholarship and research relating to education quality improvement

OUR TEAM

Jorie Colbert-Getz, PhD, MS
Assistant Dean of Education Quality Improvement
Jorie.colbert-getz@hsc.utah.edu 

Rachel Bonnett                                            
Education Quality Improvement Manager             
Rachel.bonnett@hsc.utah.edu

Mariah Sakaeda  
Education Quality Improvement Research Analyst
mariah.sakaeda@hsc.utah.edu