Moretz to speak at 10th annual Patient- and Family-Centered Care Conference

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Julie Ginn Moretz

Julie Ginn Moretz will deliver the keynote speech at the 10th annual Patient- and Family-Centered Care Conference, presented by Augusta University Health.

Moretz is the associate vice chancellor for patient- and family-centered care at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and former director of Family Services Development at the Medical College of Georgia.

At MCG, Moretz worked alongside hospital administrators and clinicians to develop a culture of patient- and family-centered care. During that time, she also managed the health system’s patient and family advisory councils and developed the Family Faculty program to help incorporate patient- and family-centered care concepts into medical education.

A mother of three, Moretz understands the value of patient- and family-centered care better than most, having witnessed firsthand her son Daniel’s long battle with heart disease. Today, she serves as the co-founder of the Children’s Heart Program – an initiative supporting special programs for children and families of children with heart disease – and is a recipient of both the Woman of Excellence in Health Care Award as well as the American Heart Association’s Lifetime Achievement Award.

The 10th annual Patient- and Family-Centered Care Conference will be held Oct. 13-14 in the Natalie and Lansing B. Lee Jr. Auditorium, located on Augusta University’s Health Sciences Campus.

For more information, contact Delandous Haynes at or 706-721-9802.

Click here to register.

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