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Management Award Criteria:
The Stand Up for Patient Safety Management Award is granted each year to one inpatient member and one ambulatory member 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 organizations shall be able to demonstrate measurable, positive changes in care delivered at their facility as a result of this initiative.


All current members of the NPSF Stand Up for Patient Safety Program are eligible for this award. If your organization is not a current member of the Stand Up for Patient Safety Program the nomination will be disqualified and not considered for the award. If you are not sure if your organization is a member, or if you would like to join the program, please contact Caitlin Lorincz, Senior Director, Programs at


Submission Requirements:
The 500-1,000 word essay should illustrate the demonstrated achievements of the organization, including a description of the innovative ideas and measurable outcomes achieved.


Nominations must be submitted by 5:00 pm ET on Friday, March 10th 2017.


No phone submissions or mailed submissions will be accepted.


Please note:
The winners will receive complimentary registration to the 19th Annual Patient Safety Congress, being held in Orlando, FL on May 17-19, and will be recognized at the Annual Member Event .

If you have any questions regarding the 2017 National Patient Safety Foundation Annual Congress Patient Safety Management Award, please contact Caitlin Lorincz, Senior Director, Programs at
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