Fayetteville VA Medical Center Welcomes National Speaker Dr. Tracy Gaudet - Fayetteville VA Coastal Health Care System
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Fayetteville VA Coastal Health Care System


Fayetteville VA Medical Center Welcomes National Speaker Dr. Tracy Gaudet

July 25, 2012

Optimizing, health & healing for a Veterans lifetime

      FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. - The Fayetteville VA Medical Center will host renowned speaker Dr. Tracy W. Gaudet, inaugural Director of the Veterans Health Administration Office of Patient-Centered Care and Cultural Transformation on Thursday, July 26 at 10:00 a.m. in the medical center auditorium.
      Dr. Gaudet will speak to physicians, staff and Veterans about how VA is transforming from physician-centered care to personalized, patient centered care to achieve optimal health throughout the Veteran’s lifetime.
            Dr. Gaudet was formerly the Executive Director of Duke Integrative Medicine, and Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Duke University Health System in Durham, North Carolina. Under her leadership, Duke Integrative Medicine created a state-of-the-art healthcare facility dedicated to the transformation of medicine through the exploration of new models of patient centered health care.
            Following the presentation, Dr. Gaudet will meet with staff and Veterans who are currently in the Fayetteville VAMC Health Coaching Program and talk about their personal experiences and accomplishments.
“We are truly excited to host Dr. Gaudet and her support team to talk to our medical professionals and Veterans about the new models of care we are implementing here at the medical center for our Veterans,” said Fayetteville VA Medical Center Director, Betty Goolsby. 

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Media requesting to attend are asked to R.S.V.P. by 4:00 p.m. July 25.  R.S.V.P. to Robin DeMark, Fayetteville VAMC Public Affairs Officer, at (910) 488-2120 ext 5991 or email robin.demark@va.gov