During the 2013 AHA-Health Forum Leadership Summit, held July 25-27 in San Diego, the AHA welcomed the 12th class of the AHA-NPSF Comprehensive Patient Safety Leadership Fellowship.
One of the nation’s foremost leadership development programs in patient safety, the yearlong fellowship helps senior practitioners increase their capacity to lead patient safety improvement initiatives and help their organizations for the better. Fellows participate in learning retreats and webinars and complete a quality improvement initiative (Action Learning Project) to stimulate changes in culture within their organizations and put newly acquired skills into practice. The fellowship curriculum offers a comprehensive framework beyond traditional patient safety coursework with an expanding focus on coordinated care delivery, patient-centered care and employee focus and relationships.
The 2013-2014 class of leadership fellows is a collaborative effort of the AHA and the National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF) in partnership with the AHA’s Health Research & Educational Trust (HRET), Health Forum, American Society for Healthcare Risk Management, American Organization of Nurse Executives and the Society of Hospital Medicine. The fellows are an HRET program. Since 2001, more than 350 leaders have been selected from across the United States and internationally.
For more information about the fellowship and requirements, visit www.ahafellowships.org or contact (312) 422-2933.