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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

 

Approximately 150 Patient and Family Advisors are actively engaged in improvement efforts, partnering with staff throughout UW Health. Their contributions span 11 Patient and Family Advisory Councils and 96 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

 

"Our Patient and Family Advisor helped us to see, from all the things we were considering measuring, the items that have the greatest impact on the patient experience."

 

– Gillian Schroeder, Director, Breast Center Program and Breast Center Quality Metrics Project Team

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.

 

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Patient and Family Advisor Dawn Wavra and program manager Sandy Salvo 

Participation Spotlight

 

Patient and Family Advisor Dawn Wavra presented at the Institute of Patient- and Family-Centered Care's International Conference in Vancouver, alongside program manager Sandy Salvo, sharing lessons learned along UW Health's journey toward patient- and family-centered care.