VA National Quality Scholars


The Mission of this advanced fellowship program is to develop leaders, researchers, and educators who can:

  • Apply knowledge and methods of health care improvement to the care of veterans
  • Innovate and continually improve health care
  • Teach health professionals about health care improvement
  • Perform research and develop new knowledge for the ongoing improvement of the quality and value of health care services


Upon completing this advanced program fellows will demonstrate competence in:

  • Inerprofessional Collaboration and Teamwork
  • Improvement Methods and Skills
  • Organization and System Leadership for Quality and Safety
  • Research
  • Teaching and Learning

 How to apply