June 22, 2021
Katie Hughes, a rising senior at Haverford College, has joined HCIF’s Clinical Improvement team to serve as the Healthcare Quality Data Analyst Intern through the Whitehead Internship Program. Katie is a Political Science major who has declared a minor in Educational Studies and is pursuing her teaching certification in Secondary Social Studies. Her previous internship was spent as classroom teaching assistant with Philadelphia Futures, an organization that seeks to promote college access and completion for low-income, first-generation students in Philadelphia.
With academic and personal interest in health equity and non-profit administration, Katie comes to HCIF excited to learn more about clinical improvement and the ways in which many stakeholders can collaborate to reach effective solutions. Within Clinical Improvement at HCIF, Katie will be supporting the PURC Collaborative, the Health Equity Data Strategy Collaborative (HEDS), and other projects under the Partnership for Patient Care. She is eager to hone her skills in research, data analysis, written communication and project coordination.