Ilene Corina

Ilene Corina is the President and founder of Pulse Center for Patient Safety Education & Advocacy a community based patient safety organization where she develops programs related to patient safety and advocacy.  She 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 the LI Patient Safety Advisory Council focusing on patient safety education for vulnerable at risk populations and focuses on the disparities in healthcare and patient safety. Corina is a nationally recognized advocate for patient safety and has over 1,000 hours visiting hospitalized patients.

Corina is on national boards including The Joint Commission from 2005 until present and The National Patient Safety Foundation from 2002 through 2017.  She has won many awards for her work as an educator and an advocate.   She speaks at medical conferences and conducts community workshops and programs to help people learn to become an advocate for loved ones and has done numerous interviews on the topic for media.  Ilene began her journey into patient safety in 1996 following a personal experience.  Learn more about Ilene at