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Individual Actions

Explore Ways to Give Back

You can help us reach ZERO

We invite you to get involved as an individual in one or many ways. The options below range from one-time commitments like signing up to follow our progress by email to joining our community to keep a pulse on our work to longer-term roles like participating in workgroups and committees and volunteering to speak in your community.

We will all become patients at some time in our life, we all have a role to play in improving patient safety.

4 Quick Ways to Take Action

We’ve highlighted below some of the ways we believe you can get involved – today!

Each action has been highlighted to demonstrate various ways you can help impact the healthcare system, helping it to become safe and highly reliable. Whether you’re a professor or a student, a mother with a sick child or a nurse there’s a opportunity to help make ZERO preventable patient harm and death a reality. All we need is you!

Follow Our Progress

Sign up for emails to keep a pulse on our work and how you can get involved.

Share Your Story About Unsafe Care

Whether you’re a patient who has experienced harm, a family member who lost a loved one due to unsafe care, or a health worker who has experienced harm from the other side of the bed, share your story. You can help humanize this problem and help inspire change.

Advocate for Legislative and Regulatory Change

Our Patient Safety Moonshot™ is bold and necessary. Learn how you can call and write to your elected officials to demand changes that will impact patient safety. You have the power to impact patient safety policy.

Implement Evidence-Based Best Practices

Our Actionable Patient Safety Solutions™ (APSS™) synthesize evidence-based best practices to walk users through how to do a performance improvement plan in their own organization. See how you can implement one or more in you facility today.

Other Opportunities to Get Involved

Volunteer Your Time

We welcome you to our crusade to reach ZERO preventable patient deaths. We need your help; learn how you can get involved!

Donate to Our Programs

In order to achieve our bold vision, and mission we rely on individual donations from people like you who realize that patient safety is a critical issue that needs to be addressed. 

Join The Community

Our community connects you with passionate individuals across the world who believe in the common vision of ZERO patient harm and death across the world.

Co-Create APSS With Us

We invite clinicians, patients and family members, and quality and safety specialists to join one or multiple of our 27+ APSS workgroups.  

Become a Healthcare Safety Fellow

Our Healthcare Safety Fellowship is preparing the next generation of leaders who will create the highly reliable systems of the future.

Apply to The Patient Safety Speakers Coalition

We are looking for speakers to educate students and the general public. We welcome patient safety experts as well as those who have experienced unsafe care to apply.

Apply to Become an Ambassador

Our global Ambassadors are passionate clinicians, administrators, patients, advocates, and more who are helping us to spread the word across the globe about what we can all do to improve patient safety. 

Unite on World Patient Safety Day

World Patient Safety Day falls on September 17th every year. Learn how you can get involved and take action leading up to the big day.