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Are you interested in exploring artificial intelligence and cutting-edge technology to revolutionize safety in health care? We invite you to apply for the Patient Safety Fellowship hosted by the Jewish Healthcare Foundation. The 20th edition of the fellowship will explore the intersection of AI, safety science, and lessons from other industries to improve healthcare outcomes.

Fellows from interdisciplinary backgrounds and academic institutions will work together to discover how technological innovations can transform health care and prevent harm before it occurs. The fellowship offers an opportunity to learn from experts in the fields of health care, AI, manufacturing, tech and more. Fellows will form teams tasked with analyzing a specific care setting and proposing an application of AI to improve the safety of patients and workers. Each team will be matched with a mentor from a safety-conscious industry to help infuse their safety and innovation ideas into health care. One team will be given the opportunity to travel to San Diego to share their insights at an AI and patient safety conference in November 2024.

As a Fellow you will:

  • Gain an understanding of the evolution of safety and how existing technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI) can drive significant improvements to patient safety and healthcare outcomes.
  • Participate in creative learning experiences that bridge the gap between AI, safety science, and health care.
  • Develop skills and expertise on how to incorporate AI and technology into safety solutions.
  • In-person networking opportunities with like-minded individuals committed to driving positive change in health care.
  • Strengthen your resume with a Fellowship certificate highlighting your new skills in quality improvement and safety.

Dates & Times

Tuesdays from 4:30 – 7:00pm
June: 4, 11, 18, 25*
July: 2*, 9, 16, 23, 30

Dinner will be served during in-person sessions
*Site Visit Dates
Italicized dates indicate virtual sessions


In-Person at the EQT Plaza, 625 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222 and site visits around the Pittsburgh area.
Virtual sessions on June 11 and July 16.

Who Should Apply

Graduate students (including AI, health care, safety, computer science, engineering, etc), undergraduate students in safety science and health professions, and young professionals who are interested in AI, safety, health care innovation, and digital transformation.


Please complete the online application, which requests a personal statement, resume, and letter of reference.


Application Deadline: Monday, May 6, 2024

Fellowship Flyer

Download the 2024 Patient Safety Fellowship Flyer


For more information please contact Ashlee Carter,