Director of Faculty and Fellows, Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI)
NTSA April Webinar – A Call to Action: Leveraging Simulation to Improve Patient Safety in our Post-COVID World
Allison F. Perry, MA is the Director of Faculty and Fellows at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI). Allison previously served as a Director for the National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF) from 2005 until 2017, when the Foundation merged with IHI. Ms. Perry holds a masters in Cultural Anthropology and is a graduate of the AHA-NPF Patient Safety Leadership Fellowship. Ms. Perry’s extensive patient safety work has included the creation, management, and oversight of numerous IHI/NPSF publications, patient safety seminars and educational material. She developed and led the first NPSF Learning and Simulation Center and has facilitated the integration of simulation into educational programs across NPSF and now IHI. She has played a pivotal role in advancing collaboration between the fields of patient safety and simulation. Additionally, Ms. Perry was the founding Chair of the Patient Safety and Simulation Collaborative, an affinity group of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare. Her passion lies in creating meaningful learning experiences that apply safety and quality improvement knowledge and tools to improve health care.