Learning Session 4: Improvement Building Blocks for your Fellowship


Presenter: Don Goldmann, MD

Learning Objectives

Participants will:

  1. Understand and apply the 4 pillars of so-called “profound knowledge,” which are simply the basic attributes of improvement science;
  2. Understand the similarities, and synergies differences between improvement science and implementation science; and
  3. Understand why improvement science mirrors the experimental method of other sciences and the importance of theory, prediction, and specifying the causal pathway between changes and predicted outcomes.