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Stand Up for Patient Safety Management Award

The Stand Up for Patient Safety Management Award is granted to a member hospital of the National Patient Safety Foundation’s Stand Up for Patient Safety program in recognition of the successful implementation of an outstanding patient safety initiative that was led by, or created by, mid-level management. The initiative will have demonstrated evidence of patient safety improvement, with involvement of staff at all levels of the organization. The recipient hospital shall be able to demonstrate measurable, positive changes in care delivered at their facility as a result of this initiative.


The 2012 Stand Up for Patient Safety Management Award will be conferred upon Lallie Kemp Regional Medical Center in Independence, La., part of the Louisiana State University system, at the Stand Up Member Breakfast on Thursday, May 24, 2012.



The Doctors Company Foundation Young Physicians Patient Safety Award

The Doctors Company Foundation, in partnership with the Lucian Leape Institute at the National Patient Safety Foundation, presents The Doctors Company Foundation Young Physicians Patient Safety Award to recognize young physicians for their deep personal insight into the significance of patient safety work.


The winners are chosen from a field of third- and fourth-year medical students and first-year residents who were in hospital settings as of June 2011 or later. Candidates meeting that criteria were eligible to submit essays explaining their most instructional patient safety event, one that resulted in a personal transformation.


The awards will be conferred on Friday, May 25, 2012, prior to the Lucian Leape Institute Town Hall plenary. This year’s award winners are: 

  • Elizabeth Butler, BA, University of Massachusetts
  • Brian A. Freeman, MPH, CPH, University of Louisville School of Medicine
  • Kevin Koo, MPhil, Yale University School of Medicine
  • Lorette Johnson, MSIII, SUNY Upstate Medical University
  • Andrew Robert Lee, BS, Washington University in St. Louis
  • Joshua M. Liao, BA, BS, Baylor College of Medicine  

Click on essays below to read - note that sequence of essays below does not correspond with the names above, in order to protect privacy.


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