Join us for a 3-day training session in Seattle

Receive intensive training and coaching from lean health care experts, engage in interactive skills-building activities, and network with health care industry peers. Select a preferred educational track from two available training sessions, Creating a Culture of Safety or Improving Flow in the Ambulatory Setting, to best support your organizational improvement goals.

Cost: $2,000


May 7, 2019: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Cocktail reception to follow
May 8, 2019: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
May 9, 2019: 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.


Virginia Mason Institute
1100 Olive Way
Seattle, Washington 98101

Available sessions

Creating a Culture of Safety

Learn to analyze an organization’s safety culture and develop a sustainable action plan to intensify your patient safety initiatives. Attend this hands-on workshop to discover practical applications that will resonate with — and energize — your leadership team.

CME credits:  17.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
CNE credits:  17.25 continuing education contact hours

Optimizing Flow in the Ambulatory Setting

Establishing continuous flow in health care eliminates waste, streamlines processes, and improves care delivery reaction time. Learn more about how this highly-coordinated team approach can optimize the patient experience and overall efficiency at your organization.

CME credits: 21.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
CNE credits: 21.25 continuing education contact hours

The regional training experience

Now in its second year, regional training extends the opportunity of intensive coaching and interactive skills-building to health care professionals seeking to learn the management methods and solutions-driven tools tested and proven at Virginia Mason. Join industry leaders and peers, along with our accomplished sensei, in health care’s premier classroom, where your journey of continuous improvement begins immediately. Our students leave ready and able to apply new skills in their own environment. Take a step forward on your improvement journey with us in a city near you.

In addition to a hosted cocktail reception following the first day of each session, attendees are provided complimentary daily breakfast, lunch and snacks. Please note that airfare and hotel accommodations are not included in the registration fee. We are happy to provide hotel recommendations, upon request.

Cocktail reception

Attendees will enjoy the opportunity to mix and mingle with other health care industry leaders and professionals at a cocktail reception hosted by Virginia Mason Institute to kick off the regional training.

Embark on your improvement journey today