Together with our partners, Türkiye Health Care Quality and Accreditation Institute (TUSKA) and the Ministry of Health, Türkiye, ISQua is delighted to announce its Keynote Speakers

Our Programme will be updated regularly as more speakers and sessions are confirmed.

ISQua 2024 Keynote Speakers

Lisa Hirschhorn, MD MPH; Professor of Medical Social Science and Director for the Ryan Family Center for Global Primary Care at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Lisa Hirschhorn
Lisa Hirschhorn
Lisa Hirschhorn, MD MPH is Professor of Medical Social Science and Director for the Ryan Family Center for Global Primary Care at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Trained in medicine and HIV and QI, Dr Hirschhorn is an expert in implementation research and improvement science and patient centered outcome research, actively applying these methods to improve the quality and equity of care in resource limited settings including non-communicable diseases, maternal, neonatal and child health, HIV and primary care. She collaborates with teams in countries in Africa Latin America and Asia in research and implementation working to improve access, quality and equity of care across the lifespan. She also leads work to increase research capacity in implementation research, patient-centered outcomes research and quality improvement through multiple grants and individual mentorship and serves on advisory boards to provide insights into quality and change

Pre-Conference Workshops 24th September

Learning Health Systems: The next generation of thinking

Speaker: Professor Jeffrey Braithwaite


In this workshop, we will explore Learning Health Systems, building on last year's workshop at the ISQua 39th conference in Seoul, Korea. We will be analysing a leading Learning Health System, the MAYO clinic in the United States of America, examining their progress in becoming a Learning Health System. Multiple other international experts, from as wide afield as Australia, India, the Netherlands, the United States and Ireland will add commentary and illuminate the MAYO clinic case example from multiple perspectives.

ISQua 2024 Pre Conference Workshop Speakers

Jeffrey Braithwaite BA, DipLR, MBA, MIR (Hons), PhD, FIML, FCHSM, FFPHRCP (UK), FAcSS (UK), Hon FRACMA, FAAHMS
Jeffrey Braithwaite
Jeffrey Braithwaite
Professor Braithwaite is a leading health services and systems researcher with an international reputation for his work investigating and contributing to systems improvement. He has extensive expertise in researching acute settings, leadership, management and change, quality and safety, standards and accreditation, health sector reform and the restructuring of health services. His most recent work looks at the future of healthcare to 2030, learning health systems, applying implementation science to healthcare problems, and health systems’ capacity to cope with climate change. He has published over 700 refereed journal articles, 15 books and presented at conferences on over 2,000 occasions.