District of Columbia
Chief Operating Officer, Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative
Representing: Caregivers and Family Members of Patients
Amy Gibson has been working as a clinician and patient/family advocate to promote quality improvement in primary care and access to medical homes for more than 15 years. In 2008, her perspective on the healthcare system dramatically changed with the birth of her daughter who has special healthcare needs and global development delays. Her past work experiences include neonatal nursing, pediatric home health care, and nursing consulting for the State of Illinois Title V program. From 1999 to 2006, Gibson worked for the American Academy of Pediatrics as the Director of the Division of Children with Special Needs and from 2006 to 2010 directed the Boys Town Institute for Child Health Improvement. She currently works for the Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative (PCPCC), helping to develop strategic initiatives related to medical home, care delivery reform, and patient and family partnerships.
- PCORI’s Improving Healthcare Systems Funding Priority;
- PCORI’s Communication and Dissemination Research Funding Priority;
- Health and healthcare outcomes of individuals with special healthcare needs, including individuals with disabilities;
- Health and healthcare outcomes of individuals with multiple chronic diseases