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Military Health System

Patient Safety Champion Recognition Program

Patient Safety Champion Certificate of Recognition Flyer cover imageThe Patient Safety Champion Certificate of Recognition is a peer-to-peer recognition initiative led by the DOD Patient Safety Program. This initiative gives Military Health System staff an opportunity to recognize peers for their patient safety efforts within their local military treatment facility.

Download the peer recognition flyer to raise awareness of this opportunity with your team. 

Why should I recognize a peer? 

Teamwork is critical in every high reliability health care environment. This recognition program is one way to recognize teammates for their valuable contribution(s) to the team’s larger initiatives to provide the best care possible to MHS patients and their families. 

Who is eligible?

All Direct CareDirect care refers to military hospitals and clinics, also known as “military treatment facilities” and “MTFs.”direct care Military Health System staff, including but not limited, to health care professionals and non-clinical staff are eligible to nominate a colleague or receive recognition. 

How do I submit a nomination form?

Complete a one-page nomination form with the required information: 

  • Your contact information, 
  • Contact information for the nominee, and 
  • Provide a brief explanation of why this person(s) should receive a certificate of recognition. 

E-mail the completed form to the DOD Patient Safety Program. Nominations may be submitted at any time. 

Please allow three to five business days for the certificate to be e-mailed to the recipient. The nominator will be copied on the delivery e-mail.

Last Updated: November 02, 2021
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