Midwest Alliance for Patient Safety

Patient Safety Champion Program

MAPS PSO wants to recognize your Good Catch in our

Patient Safety Champion Program!


Anyone can be nominated from within your organization and MAPS has expanded the nomination entries to include individuals good catches and also nominations of a team that exemplifies outstanding patient safety work during COVID-19.


We are looking for champions of patient safety who: 

  • Show a passion and commitment to patient safety

  • Identify opportunities to improve patient safety

  • Encourage colleagues to practice safe patient care

  • Exemplify and promote the organizations safety culture

  • Go above and beyond their role in making sure patients are safe


Do you need help finding nominees?
MAPS has created a flyer to print, post in the break room, or display throughout your organization.


Nomination Guidelines

Learn more about the nomination process.


Past Recipients Include!

2019 Patient Safety Champion
Rush Copley Medical Center

2018 Patient Safety Champion 
Morris Hospitals & Healthcare Centers


2017 Patient Safety Champion
OSF Saint Anthony’s Health Center


Good catches are happening every day all around us!

Nominations are taken year round! The 2020 Patient Safety Champion recipient will be recognized at MAPS Annual Culture of Safety Workshop in October. They will recieve an individual or team trophy and a second trophy will be awarded to the organization. The recipient will also be awarded a pin, and a certificate. 

MAPS PSO Patient Safety Champion Nominee Form

Please select your nomination category:

Maximum of 500 characters.

Thank you for submitting your nomination. As part of our efforts to recognize more staff, we are adding a team nomination category for COVID-19 in 2020.   Please note that the form description is limited to 500 characters.  We are requesting that you upload a file to provide additional details. Feel free to send us an email directly with any additional information to Crystal Lathen at clathen@team-iha.org. . Our MAPS PSO team will contact you with any questions.  We appreciate your commitment to patient safety.

If you have any additional questions, please contact Carrie Pinasco at 630-276-5845 or Crystal Lathen at 630-276-5544.