Areas of expertise: Patient-centered research, social determinants of health, evidence and quality improvement, health equity and disparities
Bio: Janice Tufte is involved with health systems research focused on social probabilities of health and disparities. She advocates for patient-centered outcomes and care quality improvement. She was born, raised and currently lives in Seattle, WA. Her broad range of lived experiences helps to inform her health policy and practice engagement efforts. She has served as a Patient Partner, National Consumer Scholar, and Advisor in a number of organizations including: the University of Washington, National Quality Forum, Kaiser Permanente Integrated Patient and Family Centered Care, Healthcare for the Homeless, Institute for Patient and Family Centered Care, Cochrane, Academy Health, Ludwig Boltzmann Institute, American College of Physicians, and the National Center for Complex Health and Social Needs. Janice loves to visit museums, take nature walks, downhill ski, and spend time with the community.
- Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute PCORI Ambassador, 2014-present
- Patient Advisor on the University of Washington CERTAIN Patient Advisory Network, 2015-present
- Patient and Family Centered Care National Health IT Advisory Council Member, 2017-present
- Participant on multiple Healthcare for the Homeless SKC Governance Committees, 2018-present
- Read more about Janice’s work at https://janicetufte.com/