American Family Children's Hospital
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Are you a UW Health patient or patient family member? If so, we want to partner with you to create the best patient experience possible at UW Health. The only way we can do that is with your unique perspective and expertise as a Patient and Family Advisor.

 

 
Approximately 150 Patient and Family Advisors are actively engaged in improvement efforts, partnering with staff throughout UW Health.

Partners In Care

 

UW Health is nationally recognized for its commitment to patient- and family-centered care. Approximately 180 Patient and Family Advisors are actively engaged in improvement efforts, partnering with staff throughout UW Health. Their contributions span numerous Patient and Family Advisory Councils and dozens of work groups and committees.

 

Learn More About Ways to Get Involved

UW Health has 11 Patient and Family Advisory Councils and 96 work groups and committees. 

Making A Difference

 

"The experience and passion our PFAs brought to the development of a new Inpatient Guide is bringing a much-needed improvement to the patient and family experience at UW Health. Thank you!"

 

– Shawn Arneson, Director, Guest Services

 

Patient and Family Advisor Partnership Program Progress Report 2015 (pdf)

Meet Our Advisors

 

What's it like to be a Patient and Family Advisor at UW Health? Watch this short video featuring some of our advisors describing their experiences.

 

Read More About the Benefits of Joining

Participation Happenings

 

Patient and Family Advisors have played a hands-on role in shaping the new UW Health at The American Center. Watch this video, in which three PFAs describe their experience in helping to design the state-of-the-art facility.