Mission Statement

Save lives and reduce suffering by educating the public and leading an alliance of patients, healthcare professionals, and partners committed to preventing and curing sepsis.

Sepsis Alliance is the leading sepsis organization in the U.S. working to save lives and reduce suffering from sepsis. Through Sepsis.org, Sepsis Alliance Institute, Sepsis Alliance Voices, Sepsis Alliance Connect, and Sepsis Innovation Collaborative, Sepsis Alliance is providing healthcare professionals, the general public, those impacted by sepsis, and lawmakers with the education, support, and advocacy to help save lives and limbs from sepsis.

Our Vision

A world in which nobody is harmed by sepsis.

Over 1.7 million people are diagnosed with sepsis each year in the U.S., including 350,000 adults and 6,800 children who die. Sepsis Alliance is committed to giving sepsis advocates the tools and resources to help use their collective voice to share their experiences and educate their communities about sepsis.

Our Values

  • Ethical – Sepsis Alliance is a charitable organization run by a dedicated team who share a strong commitment to battling sepsis. We are a GuideStar Platinum Rated and Charity Four-Star rated 501(c)3 charity. It is only through the generous support of sponsors, grant funders, and individual contributors that we are able to continue our life-saving work. Learn how you can make a gift today to help us continue impacting lives across the U.S. by clicking here.
  • Passionate – Sepsis Alliance Staff, Board of Directors, Advisory Board, and volunteers exemplify the passion we have for saving lives from sepsis. Learn more about our team.
  • Inclusive – Our work, through programs like Faces of Sepsis, highlights and amplifies stories of real people who have been affected by this condition to help spread awareness.
  • Positive – We create spaces for community around sepsis – from healthcare providers to sepsis survivors. Learn more about our work to help support those on the frontlines of sepsis.
  • Collaborative – Sepsis Alliance knows that infection prevention IS sepsis prevention. We work with dedicated partners and advocates to improve and reinforce infection prevention techniques and strategies across the United States. Learn more about our partners.
  • Committed to health equity – Sepsis disproportionately impacts those who have historically lacked access to quality healthcare, including some communities of color, rural communities, and individuals experiencing poverty. Through its advocacy work, Sepsis Alliance aims to help close gaps in patient outcomes and expand access to high-quality sepsis care.

Medical Disclaimer

The information on or available through this site is intended for educational purposes only. Sepsis Alliance does not represent or guarantee that information on or available through this site is applicable to any specific patient’s care or treatment. The educational content on or available through this site does not constitute medical advice from a physician and is not to be used as a substitute for treatment or advice from a practicing physician or other healthcare provider. Sepsis Alliance recommends users consult their physician or healthcare provider regarding any questions about whether the information on or available through this site might apply to their individual treatment or care.

Sepsis Alliance is a tax-exempt organization under Sections 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, are deductible for computing income estate taxes. Sepsis Alliance tax ID 38-3110993.