DUHS Chief Resident for Quality and Safety


The Duke University Health System (DUHS) Chief Resident in Quality & Safety (CRQS) position is an immersive, one-year training program designed to help create extensive expertise in quality & safety combined with robust leadership development. Working closely with Duke’s Graduate Medical Education (GME) team in conjunction with the Duke Center for Healthcare Safety & Quality system and the greater hospital network, participants will be uniquely positioned to lead hospital-wide safety event analyses with direct impact on patient care while serving as a primary liaison for all GME trainees involved in quality & safety processes and research.

The blend of individualized education, active engagement, diverse mentorship, and emphasis on leading Duke’s commitment to zero preventable harm prepares applicants/physicians looking to acquire the skills and experience necessary to serve in new or additional clinical and administrative leadership roles, such as Quality Improvement and Patient Safety Directorship, GME leadership, and health system Quality and Safety Offices.

We are excited about your interest in this novel program and look forward to answering any questions you may have about this experience.


Joel Boggan, MD, MPH
CRQS Program Director, Duke University Graduate Medical Education
Associate Program Director, Quality Improvement and Patient Safety
Duke Internal Medicine Residency Program
Associate Professor of Medicine
Duke University School of Medicine