Honouring those who significantly impacted patient safety
HealthCareCAN and the Canadian Patient Safety Institute (CPSI) have partnered to present the Patient Safety Champion Awards to recognize champions of patient safety - volunteer patient or family members and teams or organizations who demonstrated exemplary leadership and collaboration to champion change and achieved safer care through patient/family engagement.
The Volunteer Champion Award recognizes a patient/ family volunteer who, through exemplary dedication and service, contributed to a project or initiative that resulted in identifiable improvement in patient safety outcomes.
The Team/Organizational Champion Award recognizes a team or organization who, through exemplary patient centred care and patient engagement practices, contributed to a project or initiative that resulted in identifiable positive impact on patient safety outcomes.
The 2016 Award Panel:
- Past Judge – Candy Garossino, Ed Kry
- Former winner – Joanna Price, Amir Karmali
- PFPSC representative – Cathy Litwin
- Organizational representative - Sonya Green-Hache
The 2016 Patient Safety Champion Awards are presented by HealthCareCAN and Canadian Patient Safety Institute with support from Patients for Patient Safety Canada.
Patients for Patient Safety Canada members are NOT eligible for the award except when nominated for contributions made locally (outside of Patients for Patient Safety Canada)