Category: Langston Center

VCU Langston Center inducts four new Affiliate Scholars

The VCU Langston Center for Innovation in Quality and Safety recently held a virtual induction ceremony to welcome four new Affiliate Scholars. The Affiliate Scholars form a network of interprofessional experts from across universities and health systems nationwide that advises the center on its programs and collaborates to address challenges in health care. “The Affiliate […]

Shelly Smith inducted into the National Academies of Practice

Shelly Smith, DNP, APRN-BC, FNAP (M.S.’01/N), associate professor and director of the DNP program at the VCU School of Nursing, has been elected as a Distinguished Practitioner and Fellow of the National Academies of Practice (NAP).  The National Academies of Practice welcomed Class of 2021 fellows as part of a virtual awards and induction ceremony […]

Michael Bleich shares Langston Center update

Michael Bleich, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, senior professor and director of the Langston Center for Innovation in Quality and Safety, recently shared an update on how the center is positioning itself as a premier resource of health care innovation and collaboration. The virtual presentation is available on the VCU School of Nursing YouTube channel.

VCU School of Nursing faculty member receives AANP Virginia State Award for Nurse Practitioner Excellence

Shelly Smith, DNP, APRN-BC, FNAP (M.S.’01/N), associate professor and director of the Doctor of Nursing Practice Program at the VCU School of Nursing, has been named recipient of the 2021 American Association of Nurse Practitioners® Virginia State Award for Nurse Practitioner Excellence.  This prestigious award is given annually to a dedicated nurse practitioner (NP) and […]

2020 Langston Center Quality Forum

Session I – The Science of Implementation: State of the FieldSession II – Field-based Exemplars in Implementation PracticeSession III – Human Behavior in an Age of Contagion

Leadership Fellows Program

Social Change Project 

Langston Center to offer three-part virtual program for annual Quality Forum focusing on implementation science

The Langston Center for Innovation in Quality and Safety, in partnership with VCU Health, will hold its annual Quality Forum in a three-part virtual series kicking off Aug. 19 with the first session. The forum, titled “The Science of Implementation – Human Behavior in an Age of Contagion,” will provide an understanding of principles from implementation […]

VCU Langston Center inducts interprofessional experts as Affiliate Scholars

The VCU Langston Center for Innovation in Quality and Safety recently inducted 18 interprofessional experts in innovation, quality and safety in its inaugural cohort of Affiliate Scholars.  The ceremony was held at the VCU School of Nursing following the earlier Bresenoff-Feierstein Innovation Lecture featuring ‘Big Idea’ founder and author Bill Bishop. The scholars, a diverse […]

Author and ‘Big Idea’ founder Bill Bishop encourages Langston Center lecture attendees to innovate the way they think, instead of depending on technology

When we think of innovation we typically think of technology. But the biggest and most important innovation we can make for the future is innovating the way we think. Author and ‘Big Idea’ founder Bill Bishop shared this key message during the Bresenoff-Feierstein Innovation lecture presented recently by the VCU Langston Center for Innovation in […]

Experts from different fields to confront health care challenges as Langston Center Affiliate Scholars

By Mary Kate Brogan University Public Affairs Virginia Commonwealth University is bringing together a team of innovation, quality and safety experts for a new program to address challenges in improving health care. The Langston Center for Innovation in Quality and Safety’s Affiliate Scholars Program will induct its inaugural class of 18 members on Tuesday, Oct. 15. […]