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Meet Our Team

You’re in good hands.

We’re Here to Help!

Feel free to reach out to us any time with questions or concerns about your health care and how we may be able to support you.

We are deeply experienced, well connected and committed to making sure patients and families who need professional Care Partners can access appropriate resources. If we can’t help you, it is likely we can refer you to other health care support options.

Karen Curtiss, BCPA

Board Certified Patient Advocate, Certified Patient Experience Coach

Author, Safe & Sound in the Hospital: Must-Have Checklists and Tools for Your Loved One’s Care

Co-Author, Safe & Sound Nursing Tools for Family Engagement in Patient-Centered Care

Founder, The Care Partner Project 

Founder, Patient Safety Speaker Network for Community Health Care Education

Advisory Boards:   

  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Department of Pharmacology Research, Harvard School of Medicine, 2015-2018                  
  • American Sentinel University, Nursing Degree Program, 2012-18
  • American Aademy of Pediatrics, Patient Safety Work Group, 2011-13

Co-Chair, Falls Prevention Work-Group, the Patient Safety Movement Foundation, 2017-2021

Speaker,  Frequent presenter  at medical conferences, 2012-present

Member, Health Professions Educators Summer Symposiium (annual), Dartmouth Institute, 2015-present

To offer clients a full range of services, we collaborate with others having complementary skills

Collaboration among us ensures that all of our clients can count on support during planned vacations.

Soojin Jun, PharmD, BCGP, CPPS, CPHQ

Board Certified Geriatric Pharmacist

PharmD, University of Illinois at Chicago

Board Certified in Geriatric Pharmacy, Board of Pharmacy Specialties

Cofounder, Patients for Patient Safety US

Certified Professional in Patient Safety, Institute of Healthcare Improvement (IHI)

Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality, National Association of Healthcare Quality (NAHQ)

Bilingual: English and Korean

Gayle Byck, PhD, CSA, BCPA

Board Certified Patient Advocate, Certified Senior Advisor

Research Assistant Professor, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine

Senior Research Specialist, Universty of Illinois at Chicago, Dept. of Health Policy and Administration,  and Department of Psychiatry

Deputy Director, University of Illinois at Chicago, Center for Strategic Planning and Communications on health workforce issues.

Research/Evaluation Specialist, American Academy of Pediatrics

PhD, School of Public Health/Health Policy and Administration

Professional Certificate, Consumer Health Advocacy, Center for Patient Partnerships, University of Wisconsin, Madison

CSA, Certified Senior Advisor

Member,  Patient Safety Speaker Network for Community Education


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