This publication is based on the deliberations and key recommendations that emerged from a unique meeting convened by the Institute for Family-Centered Care in collaboration with the Institute for Healthcare Improvement. Highlighted are examples of best practices drawn from hospitals, ambulatory programs, medical and nursing schools, funders of health care, patient- and family-led organizations, and other health care entities. Authors are Bev Johnson, Marie Abraham, Jim Conway, Laurel Simmons, Susan Edgman-Levitan, Pat Sodomka, Juliette Schlucter, and Dan Ford.