Letter of Information to Take Part in Research

Study Title: myQI: personalized quality assurance for emergency physicians

Principal Investigator:  Tom Fadial, Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, McGovern Medical School

IRB Number:  HSC-MS-22-0827

The purpose of this study is to see how many emergency physicians are interested in conducting self-directed quality assurance and getting more information about the types of errors reported. You are invited to take part in this study because you have downloaded the myQI mobile.  This study will help us better understand whether emergency physicians are interested in personal quality assurance tools like myQI and give some additional information about the types of errors that emergency physicians notice they make.

If you agree to participate, you will download and use the mobile application in any capacity you choose. There is no required time commitment and there is no restriction on how often or in what capacity you use the application.

There are no known risks to participating in this study. You may not receive any benefits from participating in this study.

There are no costs to you and you will not be paid to take part in this study.  You will not be personally identified in any reports or publications that may result from this study.  No personal information about you is gathered during this study. Any information that is gathered during this study will remain confidential to the extent of the law.

Your participation in this study is voluntary, you may choose to not download or use myQI.

If you have any questions about this project, please contact Tom Fadial at

This research project has been reviewed by the Committee for the Protection of Human Subjects (CPHS) of the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, HSC-MS-22-0827.  For any questions about your rights as a research subject, please call CPHS at (713) 500-7943.


We’re studying how people use myQI. We don’t collect anything identifiable about you, your device, or any details about the content you enter into myQI.