Why Attend

The first annual Medication Safety Collaborative is for interprofessional teams of
health-system based clinicians and administrators who focus on quality and patient safety.

The purpose of the Collaborative is to be the premier educational event for hospital practitioners interested in improving quality and patient care. The Collaborative offers 4 days of interactive education and invaluable networking that will equip and inspire attendees to immediately implement what is learned into their practice.  An assembled team of distinguished experts in their field will present thought provoking and actionable solutions to optimize safety and quality outcomes. Learn how to focus your priorities; advance your quality improvement activities by including patients and families in the process, and integrate Best Practices and new tools to deploy at every step. 

Who Should Attend?

  • Patient Safety Officers
  • Pharmacists
  • Physicians
  • Nurses
  • Medication Safety Officers
  • Quality professionals
  • Risk Managers
  • Administrators

The inaugural year’s theme--“Out of the Box”--focuses on innovative practices and solutions to optimize safety and quality outcomes. A faculty of distinguished patient safety experts will converge and lead engaging and interactive sessions where attendees can earn over 21hrs CPE, and over 19hrs CME or Nursing CE.


  • Earn over 21hrs CPE, and over 19hrs CME and CE for Nursing Professionals
  • Peer networking with entire patient safety team
  • Keynote address
  • 10 sessions presented by faculty of experts
  • Vendor exhibits and networking
  • Grand opening reception
  • Breakfast and lunch buffets
  • Complete access to all Summer Meeting sessions and events

Bonus Registration! Access to not one, but TWO meetings!

This 2013 inaugural meeting is offered by the founding collaborator, The American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), to be held alongside The 2013 ASHP Summer Meeting--occurring June 1-5 at the Minneapolis Convention Center. This year, all Medication Safety registrants will have complete and total access to all Medication Safety Collaborative sessions and events, and all ASHP Summer Meeting sessions and events. This includes all receptions and buffets, entrance to the exhibit hall, posters, networking opportunities, all resources and references, and all education sessions and programming. Continuing Education for all non-medication safety sessions will only be available for pharmacists.

Participants will enjoy the education and sense of community found in a boutique conference focusing on specific topic areas, while simultaneously taking advantage of all the opportunities that come with attending a larger meeting! To learn more about The ASHP Summer Meeting and what it offers, visit the 2013 Summer Meeting website.