A3 Toolbox

The purpose of this page is to support leaders and trainees with our current best thinking about templates and tools.


1. A3 and PDSA Templates
2. A3 Worksheets
3. Left Side Tools
4. Right Side Tools

5. A3-Status Reports and PIPS Templates
6. Personal Development Plan A3s
7. Other Tools and Templates


A3 and PDSA Templates

A3 Workshop Worksheets


A3 Tools - Left Side - Current Conditions & Analysis

A3 Tools - Right Side - Countermeasures, Implementation and Follow-Up


A3 Status Reports

Personal Development Plans - PDP A3

Other Improvement Tools

For further information not answered here, please contact:

William Huen MD, MS, MPH

Associate Chief Medical Officer
Medical Director, Quality Management and Kaizen Promotion Office
Associate Clinical Professor, UCSF Department of Medicine

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