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CHIRAL offers educational opportunities and resources pertaining to patient safety and quality. The center supports investigators conducting high-quality, impactful academic and performance improvement projects. Our team provides training, mentorship, and other resources to help professionals with particular interest in mixed methods work enhance their research skills.

The center hosts a monthly patient safety and quality seminar series to support scholarship in quality improvement. These presentations offer Yale University and Yale New Haven Hospital professionals an opportunity to reflect on the literature, share insights, and stay informed about new findings in the field.

CHIRAL also provides information to quality improvement and patient safety resources within and outside of Yale University and Yale New Haven Health System, including:

Learning laboratories are places and professional networks that allow multidisciplinary teams to identify closely related threats to patient safety, stretch professional boundaries, envision bold design innovations, and take advantage of brainstorming and rapid prototyping techniques.