Patients & Family


Patient and Family Advisory Council

The goal of the Patient and Family Advisory Council (PFAC) is to create a collaboration where patients, families, clinicians and hospital employees can work together to provide guidance to improve the patient experience, as well as outcomes, quality and safety. 

If you are interested in becoming a PFAC advisor, please contact us. Candidates will then be selected to participate in an interview process. 


Community members of the council include:

Dara Bigler
Amy Carr
Jackie Cook
Teri Estes
Jake Fowler
Marguerite Ruch
Beth Walker
Chris Walker
Shirley Wilson

GVMH staff members of the council include:

Rachel Boyles

Craig Thompson
Ranae Walrath