Patient Safety Resource Links

The following organizations provide a wealth of information on various patient safety issues. The majority of the information is free and we encourage you to explore each site to find the resources you are seeking. 

These sites are not endorsed by the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. For informational purposes only.

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)

Patient Safety Network

Postoperative Surgical Complications

American College of Surgeons (ACS)

Joint Commission International Center for Patient Safety

Joint Commission of Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO)


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National Patient Safety Foundation


The Leapfrog Group


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