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Kim Irish M.S., C.P.H.Q.

  •      (503) 494-6048
    • Quality Manager, Graduate Medical Education Office of the Dean School of Medicine

Ms. Irish has a Master's degree in healthcare management from OHSU and is currently a doctoral student in the health systems & policy program within the OHSU-PSU School of Public Health.  As the Quality Manager for Graduate Medical Education, she manages and teaches in the Foundational Improvement Science Curriculum (FISC) program, leads improvement initiatives and is the project manager for the AMA Accelerating Change in Medical Education Initiative.

Areas of interest

  • Improving Patient Care through Improvement Science Education
  • Improving Patient-centered Outcomes through Patient-centered Communication and Health Literacy Awareness


  • M.S., Oregon Health & Science University, Portland Oregon United States 2013
  • Certifications:

    • Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality

Honors and awards

  • 2016 Chief Residents’ Quality and Safety Award, OHSU Department of Medicine
  • 2015 Choosing Wisely® in Oregon Challenge Award Recipient, Oregon Medical Association

Memberships and associations

  • Institute for Healthcare Improvement Open School


  • Choi, D., Cedfeldt, A., Flores, C., Irish, K., Brunett, P., & Girard, D. (2017). Resident wellness: institutional trends over 10 years since 2003. Advances in Medical Education and Practice, Volume 8, 513-523. doi:10.2147/amep.s138770

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