Foundation’s 15th Annual Patient Safety Summit less than three weeks away!

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s 15th Annual Patient Safety Summit is set to kick off in less than three weeks on September 8 and continue September 15, 22 and 29. The virtual event will take place each day from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, CDT.

This year’s Summit is themed “Strength and Courage in the Year of the Tiger,” and will be highlighted by Keynote Speaker Laurel Braitman, PhD, discussing “The Mental Health Benefits of Storytelling for Healthcare Professionals.” Braitman is a New York Times bestselling author, historian and anthropologist of science.

The Summit will also feature sessions on “How to De-escalate a Situation and Protect Yourself,” “What Does the Vanderbilt Nurse Case Really Mean?” and “Layers of Protection for Patient Safety.” Continuing Education Credits will be provided. There is a 10 percent discount on ticket prices for groups of 10 or more.

Submissions for the “Near Miss/Good Save” stories are now being accepted and are due August 26. Authors of the top-20 stories judged by the planning committee will be provided free admission to the full event. Authors of the top-three stories will present their findings during final session on September 29.

Sponsorships are now available, to include event registrations and company videos.

You can purchase tickets here.

Sponsorships are available here.

Stories can be submitted here.

For a full list of speakers and agenda, please click here.

For information, please contact Patti Taylor at

Dallas- Fort Worth Hospital Council Research and Education Foundation is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. CPHQ & ASHRM CE’s have also been requested; you may self-report ACHE credits.