Deadline to apply: March 17, 2017, 23:59 EST
Health Standards Organization (HSO) is currently looking for global leaders to join its People Powered expert faculty. People Powered is an area of practice that is dedicated to providing products and services that enable organizations to activate people-centred care.

We are looking for patients*, clinicians, health care leaders, academics, evaluation specialists and patient engagement leaders to work with us on an ad hoc basis for the following activities:

  • Contribute to the development of products and services to help organizations understand and activate the practice of people-centred care.
  • Co-design and deliver people-centred care training, both in-person and virtually.
  • Provide consulting services to support health care organizations in all aspects of planning for and activating people-centred care.
  • Use various methodologies to assess organizations’ current people-centred care and patient engagement practices.
  • Contribute to project design and proposal development.

Learn more about People Powered and its current offerings


Expertise sought includes some of the following:

  • Knowledge on the principles and methodologies in the application of people-centered care through lived experience and direct involvement in projects.
  • Experience in the design and the delivery of training sessions and focus groups.
  • Experience leading, coaching, and/or assessing successful people-centered care projects in health care organizations.
  • Experience in project design and proposal development.

Patients* can visit the HSO patients and families webpage, which outlines basic criteria that will be used to select patient partners, as well as additional opportunities to partner with HSO.

How to get involved

If you are interested in taking part in the People Powered expert faculty, please submit your expression of interest to Include your CV or bio, along with a summary of your experience related to the expertise we are seeking.

We also invite you to share this opportunity with your colleagues.

* Patient is used to identify individuals who participate in, and benefit from health systems and services, as co-producers of health. Depending on the health setting or context, patient may be referred to as client or resident or community member, and individuals could include carers and families.