Ilene Corina

President, PULSE of NY

Ilene Corina was selected by Becker’s Hospital Review as one of the “50 Experts Leading the Field of Patient Safety,” and Modern Healthcare’s “100 Most Influential People in Healthcare.” She received a full scholarship to the American Hospital Association / National Patient Safety Foundation Patient Safety Leadership Training where she developed Long Island’s first Patient Safety Advisory Council focusing on patient safety and vulnerable populations. Corina is a nationally recognized advocate for patient safety and the president and founder of PULSE of New York, a patient safety advocacy organization that was formed in 1996 following her own experiences with the healthcare system. She runs support groups and workshops for survivors of medical injuries and community members, and trains advocates in patient safety and communication who are just starting out or are already working in the healthcare industry.