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Patient and Family Advisory Board

Survivor's Walk

Our Mission

The Patient and Family Advisory Board brings together cancer survivors, caregivers, physicians, nurses, support staff, and educators for the purpose of advancing the Lurie Cancer Center's understanding and commitment to the delivery of quality cancer care in a patient and family centered manner.

Core Values: Welcoming spirit, Cooperation, Respect for others' opinions, Confidentiality

The Board, which meets three times per year, serves as a voice for patients.

The Board consists of patients, caregivers, and health care providers who work together to:

Board members are diverse in terms of age, gender and cultural background. Together, they listen, communicate, plan and develop services that shape the delivery of cancer care.

How to get involved:

To learn more about becoming a member of the Patient and Family Advisory Board, call 312-695-1390 or e-mail A two-year term is required.