Since 2015, the VA Quality Scholars Coordinating Center has been located at the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center in Houston, Texas. The Coordinating Center is responsible for the development, administration and evaluation of the 2-year, national fellowship focused on quality improvement, patient safety, inter professional teamwork and collaboration, as well as leadership and professional development. 

The Coordinating Center delivers formal, didactic curriculum to the sites weekly via interactive webinar and fosters opportunities for the fellows to collaborate nationally on inter professional practicum projects. 

For more information about the VA Quality Scholars curriculum, click the link below. 

The Coordinating Center also leads the annual Summer Institute conference for all VA Quality Scholars fellows and faculty and assists with marketing and recruitment at the national level. 

For more information about the VA Quality Scholars Summer Institute, click the link below