The family council helps Gillette promote patient and family-centered care by:
The Family Council serves as an advisory resource for administrators, programs, departments, publications, committees and projects at Gillette. This means the members:
Family Council consists of about a dozen members who make a commitment to serve for two years. The council meets monthly in the evening. Members will receive reimbursement for mileage as well as funding assistance for child-care expenses associated with participating on the council.
Family council members need to:
Potential family council members must complete and submit an application. Applications are accepted from July 1 through October 31 each year. Interviews and final selections occur in November. New family council members begin their two-year commitment in January. The first meeting of the year will be used for orientation and introductions of new and current members.
For more information about the family council, please contact the council’s facilitator:
Dianne Burd, 651-312-3115 or DianneJBurd@gillettechildrens.com