Table 1

Comparing Kirkpatrick outcomes of a traditional medical education curriculum with a QI curriculum

Medical education curriculum exampleQI curriculum example
Curriculum goalTeach residents an evidence-based approach to sepsis managementTeach residents QI methodology by engaging them in a project to improve sepsis processes of care and outcomes
Curriculum methodsCase-based examples and discussionDidactic lecture to teach key QI principles and tools; residents conduct an experiential QI project guided by a facilitator