Melissa Thomason, United States of America

Patient Advocate

Melissa Thomason is a Patient and Family Advisor who currently serves on the Board of Directors for the American Board of Family Medicine, on Patient and Family Advisory Councils in North Carolina and on working groups around the country. She is a remarkably passionate advocate who has shared her story with thousands of healthcare workers around the world and who has made the vital work of patient – centered care her life’s mission.

A former public school teacher, she spends her time now championing the cause of collaboration with patients and families, caring for her father and being a mother to her ten-year-old son, Nate.

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