• For the Heroes in Healthcare

    The Josie King Hero Award is a beautiful work of art which recognizes those who work hard to create a culture of patient safety, inspire positive change and set an example for others every day.

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  • Patient Safety Screensaver

    For all healthcare professionals ~ an every day reminderAn inspiring patient safety screensaver created by the Josie King Foundation for all healthcare professionals to remind them each day of the important patient safety work that they do.

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  • Josie's Story: A Patient Safety Curriculum

    Calling all patient safety educatorsJosie King Foundation partnered with educators at Duke University School of Medicine, to create a 16-week long patient safety curriculum that can be used in part or as a whole.

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  • Care Journals

    Creating a better culture, togetherWe created these tools to help patients and families keep track of important healthcare information. The Care Journals help bridge the disconnect between patients/families and healthcare providers.

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  • Nurse's Journal

    Helping nurses deal with stress We understand the daily challenges that nurses may face. This tool was designed to help our dedicated nurses navigate through work-related and personal matters that affect their lives.

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  • Nurse's Journal Guidebook

    Creating camaraderie for our nursesThe companion to the Nurse's Journal has arrived. This step-by-step guidebook provides instructions for those who wish to lead a writing workshop or a lunch and learn session. Bring your nurses's together and show them how much you care.

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  • Josie Necklaces

    A reminder of all things positive The perfect gift for our wonderful healthcare providers or anyone who wishes to wear this empowering symbol around their neck.

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  • Josie King DVD

    The power of a story The Josie King Story DVD is used to inspire caregivers, educators and students around the world to create a culture of patient safety.

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About Josie King Foundation

98,000 people die every year from medical errors, making it the fourth leading cause of death in the United States.

The Josie King Foundation's mission is to prevent patients from dying or being harmed by medical errors. By uniting healthcare providers and consumers, and funding innovative safety programs, we hope to create a culture of patient safety, together.

JKF News/Events

Johns Hopkins Medicine’s first patient safety workforce.
Patient Safety 15 years since Josie King died: How far have we come?

Opportunities and challenges were recognized 15 years ago at Hopkins when Josie died. No Room for Error, an article just released in a special patient safety issue of Dome, a Johns Hopkins publication marks the fifteen-year anniversary of Josie's death and the progress and growth in patient safety ever since.

To read the article, click here.

You spoke and we listened!

We have redesigned the Care Journal so that hospitals and healthcare institutions can make it theirs by placing their logo/branding front and center on the cover of the Care Journal. This is about YOUR message to YOUR patients. The Josie King Foundation is here to help you make that message more meaningful.

To learn more, click here.

Josie's Story, written by Sorrel King, is used as an educational tool in the healthcare industry.

A memoir about Josie, the medical errors that led to her death, the family's struggles to deal with their grief, Sorrel's foray into the health care industry as a patient safety advocate, and the safety improvements that have come about in Josie's memory. More about Josie's Story

JKF is so happy that Josie's Story has reached Japan. Thank you to our friends at Eiji Press, Inc. for doing such a great job in helping us bring her message to Japan and its healthcare industry.
Purchase Japanese copy of Josie's Story