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Patricia Conway-Morana

Patricia Conway-Morana

Director - Continuous Service Readiness


  • Accomplished leader as Nurse Manager; Risk Management Consultant; Director of Accreditation and Licensure; and Chief Nurse 
  • Over 8 years of experience as a Labor and Delivery Staff Nurse 

Dr. Patricia Conway-Morana started her career as a Labor and Delivery Staff Nurse and has held multiple positions in accreditation/regulatory preparation and nursing leadership.  She has worked in large, complex health systems and has led two organizations in their journey to ANCC Magnet Designation.  Dr. Conway-Morana’s interests are patient quality/safety and nursing leadership.

Experience with Health Care Facilities

  • Director of Accreditation and Licensure and System Chief Nurse Executive Carilion Health System, Roanoke, VA, USA
  • Chief Nursing Officer Columbus Regional Medical Center, Columbus, GA, USA
  • Chief Nurse Executive Inova Fairfax Hospital, Fairfax, VA, USA
  • Staff Nurse, L&D, Riverside Hospital, Newport News, VA, USA
  • Nurse Manager, L&D, Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, Norfolk, VA, USA
  • Chairman of the Board of Trustees Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center, Fredericksburg, VA, USA

Professional Affiliations or Certifications

  • American Nursing Association (ANA)
  • American Organization for Nursing Leadership (AONL)
  • Certified in Executive Nursing Practice (CENP)
  • Certified Joint Commission Professional (CJCP)
  • Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ)
  • Certified in Inpatient Obstetric Nursing, National Certification Corporation (RNC-OB)
  • Certified Nurse Executive, Advanced – Board Certified (NEA-BC)
  • Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE)
  • Sigma Theta Tau International, Honor Society of Nursing


  • Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, USA
  • Master of Administration, The University of Lynchburg, Lynchburg, VA, USA
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Christopher Newport University, Newport News, VA, USA
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Jefferson College of Health Sciences, Roanoke, VA, USA
  • Diploma in Nursing, Riverside Hospital School of Nursing, Newport News, VA, USA