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2024-2025 Patient Safety Fellowship Program


The Kaiser Permanente Northern California (KPNC) Patient Safety Fellowship is a one-year program that is jointly sponsored by Northern California Undergraduate and Graduate Medical Education and the Northern California Office of Risk Management and Patient Safety. The fellowship exists to provide physicians with skills in leading the transformation of healthcare delivery, through advanced training and education in patient safety and quality improvement. Up to two positions are offered each year, in a highly competitive and holistic selection process, to physicians who have completed their residency.

Key areas of fellowship curriculum include:

  • Patient safety and risk management
  • Quality and process improvement
  • Healthcare systems and delivery
  • Health equity
  • Health systems science education
  • Patient care experience
  • Community health and health policy
  • Health informatics and technology
  • Healthcare teams and well-being

Interviews will be conducted virtually on Friday, October 27, 2023.

The application deadline, including submission of all letters of recommendation, is Monday, October 9th.

For more information and to apply, please visit our website.

For questions or additional information, please contact the Program Director of the Patient Safety Fellowships, Nardine Riegels or the Regional Program Manager, Melissa Wong.

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