Midwest Alliance for Patient Safety

Patient Safety Champion Program


The MAPS PATIENT SAFETY CHAMPION PROGRAM recognizes both an individual and his/her organization for outstanding efforts in supporting zero patient harm.


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


Good catches are happening every day all around us!

Our heroes of patient safety are everywhere:

At your registration desk

In your lab

In your emergency room

In your pharmacy

In your exam room

In any area of your facility

Nomination Guidelines

Learn more about the nomination process.


Nominations are accepted year round.

Submit your story today to be among our annual recipients!

2019 Patient Safety Champion Recipient

Rush Copley Medical Center

2018 Patient Safety Champion Recipient

 Morris Hospitals & Healthcare Centers

2017 Patient Safety Champion Recipient

OSF Saint Anthony’s Health Center


MAPS PSO Patient Safety Champion Nominee Form


Thank you for submitting your nomination.  Please note that the form description is limited to 500 characters.  Feel free to send us an email directly with any additional information. A member or 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.