• End Sepsis featured in the New York Times about Sepsis and the CDC

    End Sepsis Featured in the New York Times

    We are proud to have our work and Rory’s story featured in the New York Times article C.D.C. Sets New Standards for Hospitals to Combat Sepsis. From the article: “Rory’s mother, Ms. Staunton, who started a foundation to combat sepsis with her husband, Ciaran Staunton, acknowledged the federal guidance didn’t go as far as the state […]

  • CDC Director Talks about Sepsis

    CDC Director Releases Historic New Sepsis Guidelines

    In her first major initiative rollout as the Director of the CDC, Dr. Mandy Cohen released the CDC’s  Hospital Sepsis Program Core Elements today. These guidelines offer a detailed roadmap for hospitals to follow to reduce deaths from sepsis in their facilities. We have been working tirelessly for 10 years in honor of Rory, to […]

  • Rory Staunton

    Read Rory’s Story and Why We’re in This Fight

    On April 01, 2012, our lives changed forever. The door of the waiting room opened at the New York hospital where we had taken our son three evenings before. The doctor who had been at Rory’s bedside for those three long days and nights told us that he was sorry, but Rory was dead. There […]

  • Who We Are

    END SEPSIS is a movement of families and individuals who demand better infection education and hospital safety measures to ensure there are no more needles deaths from sepsis.

  • Advocacy

    END SEPSIS is the leading sepsis advocacy organization in the United States affecting real change through policy measures. Join us in our work to spread awareness and advocate for better sepsis policy.

  • Governor Cuomo


    Sepsis protocols have been proven to reduce deaths from sepsis and lower healthcare costs. The implementation of sepsis protocols in every hospital in the country is a central mission of End Sepsis.

  • 1.7M

    1,700,00 Americans get sepsis annually.
  • 1 in 3 patients who die in a hospital have sepsis.
  • 350K

    350,000 Americans die from sepsis every year.