Patient Safety Awareness Week

Patient Safety Awareness Week Is Less than a week away!

Join Us, March 12-18, 2017

Patient Safety Awareness Week, a highlight of the United for Patient Safety Campaign

, is time dedicated to raising awareness about patient safety among health professionals and the public.


Join @theNPSF and others for a Twitter chat

Patient Safety: What Patients Want (and Need) to Know
Tuesday, March 14, 2017 | 1:00-2:00 pm ET

Use the hashtag #PSAW17chat to join the conversation!

Register today for a complimentary webcast, which will focus on efforts to engage the public more actively in patient safety:

The Voice of the Patient and the Public
Wednesday, March 15, 2017 | 2:00-3:00 pm ET


Tejal K. Gandhi, MD, MPH, CPPS
President and CEO
National Patient Safety Foundation
and the NPSF Lucian Leape Institute
Rosemary Gibson
Senior Advisor
The Hastings Center
Marshall Allen
Martin J. Hatlie, JD
President and CEO
Project Patient Care

Register now here.



Throughout the week, NPSF is encouraging those on social media to demonstrate the fact that “We are all patients” by posting photos of themselves in hospital gowns or in patient care settings and using the hashtags #WeAreAllPatients #UnitedforPatientSafety #PSAW2017


Other Ways to Get Involved—

>>  Download Free Campaign Materials

>>  Visit the Online Store

>>  Help Us Spread Awareness by Donating to the Cause

>>  Join the Discussion

>>  Share Your Plans

Don’t forget to use the event hashtags #unitedforpatientsafety and #PSAW2017 to let everyone know what you are up to for the week.

Interested in Becoming a Campaign Partner?

Learn More

Or contact Sara Valentin, Assistant Vice President, Event Management and Strategy, at or 617-391-9906

NPSF salutes Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals for their generous support
of this year’s Patient Safety Awareness Week and their ongoing commitment
to patient and workforce safety.

National Patient Safety Foundation®
280 Summer Street, Ninth floor, Boston, MA 02210 • 617.391.9900

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