Louisville Medicine Volume 67, Issue 9 - Page 22

MARRIAGE & MEDICINE DRS. JED AND SARAH MOYER: BALANCING WORK AND CHILDREN “B AUTHOR Dave Langdon eing a physician is a wonderful privilege and Sarah and I both take it very seriously. We both work incredibly hard,” said Dr. Jed Moyer. “As much time as we dedicate to our work, the most im- portant thing is our kids and our family. As long as we keep that perspective, we’re doing okay.” Drs. Sarah and Jed Moyer are raising four children, all under age six, in their adopted home of Louisville, Ky. Jed is a pediatric orthopedist at Norton Healthcare and Sarah is the Director of the Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness and the city’s Chief Health Strategist. She also holds a faculty appointment at the UofL School of Public Health and 20 LOUISVILLE MEDICINE Information Sciences. Jed and Sarah met while attending medical school at Temple University in Philadelphia. “I sat next to Sarah in class,” said Jed. “At first, we were just friends and we both hung out with the same people, many of whom we still keep in touch with. By our second year,” said Jed, “we started dating, and by our third year we were engaged.” “We had similar hobbies and ambitions. I was attracted to Jed’s sincerity and loyalty to a true partnership,” said Sarah. “At the risk of sounding cliché, Sarah is as beautiful on the inside as she is on the outside,” said Jed. “She genuinely enjoys helping