Opening Keynote Speaker Set for LEAD Conference

Julie Ann Freischlag, MD

The opening keynote speaker for the North Carolina Medical Society’s (NCMS) LEAD Health Care Conference will be Julie Ann Freischlag, MD, CEO of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. A strong Leader, an accomplished Educator and a woman who has devoted her career to Advocating on behalf of patients at many levels, be sure to attend the LEAD Health Care Conference, Oct. 18-19 in Raleigh, to Discover what drives this remarkable physician.

As CEO, Dr. Freischlag oversees Wake Forest Baptist’s academic health system, including the Wake Forest School of Medicine and a network of hospitals and physician practices. A vascular surgeon with 30 years of experience at top academic medical centers, Dr. Freischlag is nationally recognized as a leader in medical education and training, expansion of research opportunities and improvement in patient and family-centered care. Dr. Freischlag served as the first female chair of the department of surgery and surgeon-in-chief at Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions and earlier as professor and chief of vascular surgery at University of California Los Angeles (UCLA). She is a member of the National Academy of Medicine.

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