Patient & Family Advisory Council for Quality & Safety

Are you interested in improving the patient experience at Medstar NRH?

Come join the Patient and Family Advisory Council For Quality and Safety (PFACQS) at MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital.

We are seeking former patients or family members/caregivers to join staff on the committee. We need your help.

What does PFACQS do?

The committee meets every other month for two hours to discuss and create actions plans for how to:

  • Improve patient safety and quality of care for current patients and their family members/caregivers
  • Provide feedback and collaborate with patients, families/caregivers and MNRH associates to improve current patients’ experience
  • Promote patient advocacy and involvement
  • Provide feedback regarding hospital accessibility

How to get involved Go to or Contact Joan Joyce at 202-877-1420 and Olivia Glover-White at 202-877-1540 or email [email protected]

Application for patients and/or family members

For MedStar NRH associates:  Associates are equally eligible to apply, regardless of job title or rank.

Application for hospital associates

ALL applicants: Your application will be reviewed by the current PFACQS co-chairs.  Applicants may be asked to participate in an interview, by phone or in person.  A final decision on council member selection will be communicated to the applicant as soon as possible.  Thank you for applying!

If you have additional questions, please call Joan Joyce 202-877-1420 or Olivia White 202-877-1540