August 4, 2021—Kathryn Schaefer, MSN, RN, CPHRM, CHCP, FASHRM, has been awarded the designation of Fellow of the American Society for Health Care Risk Management (FASHRM). This designation recognizes Kathy for her outstanding individual achievement of professional excellence in the healthcare risk management profession.

Fellows must successfully meet criteria in the areas of academic/professional designations, continuing education, employment experience, and contributions to the field of healthcare risk management through leadership, lecturing, and publishing.

ASHRM is proud to recognize members who have achieved this important distinction. Please join us in acknowledging this achievement. We look forward to their ongoing contributions to further the future of healthcare risk management.”
—Matthew Hornberger, MBA, CAE, Executive Director, ASHRM

Med-IQ is very proud of Kathy’s commitment to excellence and scholarship in the mitigation of healthcare risk and promotion of patient safety. She is incredibly deserving of the FASHRM designation. We are grateful for and inspired by her dedication to our vision of ‘better healthcare for all.’”
—Allison Gardner, PhD, CHCP, Senior Vice President, Educational Strategy and Content, Med-IQ

ASHRM is the nation’s leading professional society for healthcare risk management professionals and those who make and carry out decisions that promote quality of care and patient safety, maintain a safe environment, and preserve human and financial resources in healthcare organizations.