What is patient- and family-centered care?
PFCC and COVID-19
IPFCC is committed to ensuring that PFCC core concepts inform changes to policies and practices to promote safety, prevent disease transmission, and support essential family connections. Access our two latest resources on family presence in this special section.
With funding from the New York State Health Foundation, the Institute for Patient- and Family-Centered Care developed and tested a comprehensive, online resource, Engaging the Expertise of Patients and Families in the Education of a New Generation of Providers. This free resource offers practical strategies to create patient and family faculty programs. Access and explore the resource.
Excluding underserved communities from research exacerbates inequities. With funding from PCORI, IPFCC developed two resources with information and recommendations for building respectful and authentic partnerships between researchers and underserved communities.
IPFCC’s free guidance resource highlights ten key learnings from a research study of children’s hospital PFACs in the U.S. Topics range from the role of leadership to the use of technology.
2022 IPFCC Partnership Award – Nominate Now!
The IPFCC Partnership Award recognizes innovative partnerships among patients, families, and health care professionals. Don’t miss the opportunity to submit a nomination for your organization’s team of health care professionals and patients/families who, through their collaboration, truly are changing health care.
The 2022 award recipient team and the second place team will be honored at IPFCC’s 30th Anniversary Virtual Celebration this fall.
Online nominations must be received by August 15, 2022 to be considered.
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