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Patient Safety Summit

Johns Hopkins Medicine Patient Safety Summit
Oct. 13, East Baltimore campus
Turner Auditorium and Turner Concourse

For one day, hundreds of health care professionals from across the organization will come together to learn about their colleagues' work in the patient safety research, safety culture, and prevention and identification of harm. The theme of this year's summit is Habits for High Reliability.

Event Highlights

  • Keynote speech by:
    • Brian Wansink, a professor and director of the Cornell Food & Brand Lab, where he is a leading expert in changing eating behavior — both on an individual level and on a mass scale — using principles of behavioral science. He is also the author of the best-selling book Mindless Eating: Why We Eat More Than We Think (2006) and Slim by Design: Mindless Eating Solutions for Everyday Life (2014).
  • Presentation of the first E. Robert Feroli Award for Excellence in Medication Safety. Nominate yourself or a colleague for this award here.
  • Podium presentations and posters by faculty and staff members throughout Johns Hopkins Medicine.
  • Networking with safety champions across our health system.
  • Informational booths.


Registration for the 2017 Patient Safety Summit has reached capacity. If you would like to be added to the waitlist, please contact

If you have registered but can no longer attend, please send an email to

Jointly provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and Johns Hopkins Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality

AMA Credit Designation

This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.

Nursing and Pharmacist Credit Designation

This activity is eligible for ACPE and ANCC credit, see final CPE activity announcement for specific details.

2016 Patient Safety Summit Presentations

View presentations from last year’s Patient Safety Summit. (JHED log-in required.) 

If you have any questions about the event, please email