Patient and Family Advisory Councils

As a Patient and Family Advisor, you’ll have other opportunities to serve as an agent of change. In most cases, these opportunities are for active PFAC/ PPWG members or those who have completed a two-year term on a council. Opportunities may include:

  • Committees
  • Focus groups
  • Events
  • Family Education Days
  • Design teams
  • Family panels
  • Family-to-Family Programs
  • Membership recruitment
  • Patient and family faculty
  • Policy groups
  • Public speaking
  • Participating in surveys

PFAC and PPWG members also continue to be a voice for patients and families by serving on the following committees:

  • Family Centered Care Rounds
  • Ethics
  • Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infection
  • Memorial Service
  • Hand Hygiene
  • Safety
  • Peripheral Intravenous Infiltration and Extravasation
  • Patient Experience
  • Venous Thromboembolism
  • Unplanned Extubations
  • Cather-associated Urinary Tract Infection
  • Sepsis
  • Surgical Site Infections