What People Are Saying
"...I enjoyed your book and your keynote speech because of your passion, your humility, your sincerity, and of course, the unending humor!"
~Vice President of Clinical Administration, Rainbow Rehabilitation Centers, Inc., Brain Injury Association of Michigan
"Julia is an outstanding speaker ...she is passionate, funny, engaging, energizing and really challenges the audience to think differently about healthcare. She is without a doubt a natural...the best speaker ever. I VERY HIGHLY recommend her!!!"
~Vice President, Human Resources and Development, Northeast Hospitals Corp, Beverly MA
The "buzz" around your talk on Monday continues to grow! In each school that I visited yesterday a number of staff one by one stopped me to share their appreciation for you and the message you gave to each us individually and to our district as a whole.... Thank you again for sharing your " wit and wisdom " with nearly four hundred primary educators. We are all the better for it!"
~Superintendent of Schools, Masconomet Educators Professional Development Day
"Your philosophy of living and healing encompasses everything we strive to achieve as professional nurses and we are so grateful to you for sharing your experiences as a patient with us... we couldn't have asked for a better speaker... You are an inspiration to all of us!"
~Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital, Needham MA
"She was so good; we didn’t want it to end"
~Director, Patient Accounting and Admitting; Munroe Regional Foundation, Ocala Florida
"We have had many, many keynotes over the years and you were definitely one of the best!!!"
~Director of Events & Special Projects, BIA- NH, Brian Injury Association of New Hampshire, Manchester
"Talk about making the best of a tough situation. You are an inspiration to us all!"
~Trauma Coordinator/Educator, Falmouth Hospital Emergency Department, Falmouth MA
"The feedback we have been getting is amazing! You really made our nurses and therapists stop and think about how they approach their work...."
~Director of Development, Shaughnessy-Kaplan Rehabilitation Hospital, MA
"Excellent!" "On a scale of 1 to 4 - 4++" "Outstanding" "Loved Julia Fox Garrison. She definitely has a gift!" "Great! Courageous person." "Fantastic - have her back next year!"
~Harvard CME Lecture Evaluations
"Best opening speaker ever!" "Uplifting, left me feeling great" "Fantastic choice, awesome" Best opening peaker from the past three conferences" "Powerful speaker" "Amazing, Fun speaker" "Appreciation of life and humor" "Makes you laugh when you want to cry" "Such an inspirational speaker really enjoyed it"
~MASSCAP (Massachusetts Council of Activity Professionals) Evaluations
"It wasn't just the usual "wasn't she interesting (or entertaining), or whatever --it was obvious you had touched their souls."
~First Methodist Church, Florida Ministry Group
"Everyone should hear her speak" "Fantastic...you remind me why I became a nurse" Inspiring, Amazing. "Very inspirational speaker and person" "Excellent energetic speaker. Keeps you involved and interested" "Recommend as a speaker for nurse’s week" "What an inspiration--can't say enough about her" "Dynamic and funny speaker, very informative and entertaining" "Great motivator--please bring her back--best presenter"
~South Shore Hospital, Stroke Conference CEU evaluations
"On behalf of the planning committee, we are so grateful you took the time to join us and kick off the day. It set the tone for a fun and informative conference."
~Brain Injury Conference (BIA-ME), Neuroscience Institute, Portland Maine
"So thrilling to meet you and hear your compelling story. You are doing incredibly valuable work and we appreciate it. Your message WILL help save lives!"
~National Chairman of American Heart Association
"Judging from the comments of this year’s attendances the convention was very successful. Most of the credit goes to you and your presentation!"
~MASSCAP Prograqm Chair