Alliance for Safety Awareness for Patients
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I am the founder of Pilot Health Advocates, Inc., in San Francisco, California, with 25 years of experience within the fields of insurance, accounting, law, education, public speaking, fundraising, and journalism. My background also includes volunteer activity in community-based agencies. I excel at navigating private and public health care systems. My special interests are seniors' services, healthcare quality, palliative care, advance medical planning, and health literacy.
I'm a graduate of the Alfus Patient Advocate Certificate program at the University of Miami, a Certified Senior Advisor® and earned the B.S.B.A. in Accounting, magna cum laude, from the University of Alabama.
I'm currently chairing the Education Committee for the National Association of Healthcare Advocacy Consultants, and am a member of the Alliance of Professional Health Advocates, the Alliance for Safety Awareness for Patients, the Professional Patient Advocate Institute, Compassion & Choices, and the academic honor society Phi Kappa Phi.