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The Institute for Healthcare Improvement / National Patient Safety Foundation is committed to working with all stakeholders to advance patient safety worldwide. Our membership programs bring together like-minded individuals and organizations to work together toward the central mission of improving patient safety. Please review the membership program offerings below to determine which may be right for you.



American Society of Professionals in Patient Safety (ASPPS)

The American Society of Professionals in Patient Safety, launched in 2011, is the first and only individual membership program for the patient safety field. ASPPS was established to advance patient safety as a distinct and vital health care discipline, and to build an engaged, focused community of individuals committed to accelerating the delivery of safe patient care. Membership is open to anyone who works directly or indirectly to support and improve the safety of patients. Our members represent a variety of different occupations and professional backgrounds, including: 


Clinical and academic educators • Health care executives and administrators • Nurses • Patient advocates • Patient safety managers and coordinators • Patient safety officers and directors • Physicians • Primary care providers • Quality improvement directors • Researchers • Risk management personnel • Students


Learn more about how ASPPS membership can help support your professional development needs, or Join Now.

Stand Up for Patient Safety

The Stand Up for Patient Safety Program is an organizational membership that provides tools, education, and shared learning opportunities needed to support patient safety initiatives across the care continuum. Learn best practices from leading experts, connect with peers working to prevent medical harm across the globe, and make meaningful improvements in patient and workforce safety. Membership is open to hospitals, physician practices, ambulatory facilities, health systems, government agencies, and not-for-profit organizations. Most benefits are available to all staff.

Learn more about what the Stand Up for Patient Safety program can do for your organization.


IHI/NPSF Patient Safety Coalition

The IHI/NPSF Patient Safety Coalition invites membership from solutions providers, associations, advocacy groups, and all others sharing an unwavering commitment to health care safety, and is designed to accelerate visibility, opportunity, and thought leadership for stakeholders from across the continuum of care. By joining the Coalition, your organization is afforded unique and high-value opportunities for networking, learning, and knowledge sharing, aligning with the highly regarded work and reputation of the National Patient Safety Foundation.


Learn more about how membership in the Patient Safety Coalition can benefit your organization.




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5/15/2019 » 5/17/2019
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