Sherman Award for Excellence in Patient Engagement nominations open now!

Pictured (L-R): Mark O’Leary, president of Taylor Communications with 2016 winners: Joel Lazar, MD, Iora Health, Patricia Richards, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Amy Kratchman, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and Tejal Gandhi, MD, president and CEO of the National Patient Safety Foundation, an online community dedicated to sharing best practices in patient engagement, has opened nominations for the 2017 Sherman Award for Excellence in Patient Engagement. The award, a partnership between, the National Patient Safety Foundation’s Lucian Leape Institute and Taylor Healthcare, recognizes outstanding programs focused on engaging patients and families in care to improve patient safety and boost outcomes. Nominations will be open through Friday, March 3.

The winner of the 2017 award will receive an all-expenses paid trip to the National Patient Safety Foundation Annual Congress in Orlando, Fla. May 17-19. will feature the winner and finalists and will promote the winning programs throughout the year.

Download this year’s newly streamlined nomination form. Questions? Contact Arundi Venkayya, curator of and Sherman Award administrator or call 937-221-4482.

About the Author

Arundi Venkayya is marketing and public relations manager for Taylor Healthcare, curator of and administrator of the Sherman Award program which recognizes excellence in patient and family engagement. Before joining Taylor Healthcare, Arundi was an editor at the Dayton Daily News and served as public relations manager for Dayton Children's Hospital.

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