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Sick Girl Speaks With Tiffany Christensen

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Tiffany Christensen is the CEO of Sick Girl Speaks, Inc. She was born with cystic fibrosis and has received two life-saving double lung transplants.  Today she is a national public speaker, the author of “Sick Girl Speaks!” and “We are the Change: Transforming the Healthcare Experience through Partnership.”


Since 2007, Tiffany has opened her heart and shared her story as a vehicle to ushering in the new age of patient empowerment. Our healthcare culture is shifting and, with this, comes opportunities and challenges. Tiffany combines her extensive experience as a patient with her training as a TeamSTEPPS Master Trainer, Certified Respecting Choices Advance Care Planning Instructor and APPEAL Certified Trainee to captivate her audiences with new and concrete strategies for navigating the healthcare maze. Her background as an actress only serves to ensure her presentations are as entertaining as they are innovative.


In 2007, Tiffany combined her efforts with that of Project Compassion to develop and create a curriculum for professionals, students, patients and families focused on patient advocacy skills, advance care planning conversation strategies and organ/eye/tissue donation education.  In 2010,Tiffany launched a Train the Trainer 1.5 day training which now enables others to share this unique and powerful information within their community.

Tiffany travels throughout the U.S. to present her workshops and lectures on patient safety, advocacy, advance care planning, donation, pediatric illness, and "Life in the Deathbed". Please see her schedule for any upcoming events in your area. Please contact us today to discuss fees and availabilities for your needs.