Share a memorial and honor someone

Join the campaign and share a memorial and honor someone who has been harmed or died as a result of a medical error. Below insert a title to your post and the first and last name in your honor (less than 1000 characters). All posts will be reviewed and posted later if approved if you abide to the campaign rules.

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Anna Gunn - Tribute to My Sister

From Dr. Carol Gunn

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Fredericka Emile Utz Sims- Medication Error and Delay in Care

Fredericka Emile Utz Sims

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Lewis Blackman

Died from post-op med errors

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L. Mason Knox

Misdiagnosis for more than 1yr

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Robin McGee

2 year delay in dx of cancer

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Katherine "Kate" Hallisy

Misdiagnosis, sepsis, disabled

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Misdiagnosed by longtime PCP.

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