Join local nonprofit Doctors For Change, Community Advocates, and Healthcare Leaders for the 2015 Luncheon: Prescriptions for a Healthy Houston
HOUSTON, TX (May 13, 2015) –
Doctors For Change (DFC) invites Houston residents to learn more about its mission to create a healthier Houston at the organization’s third annual luncheon Friday, June 5th, beginning at 11:30 at the Junior League of Houston. The event will bring together a number of healthcare providers, community leaders and supporters of the organization. This year’s Healthcare Advocacy Award will be presented to Harris County Judge Ed Emmett, who will share his thoughts on future steps Harris County could take to create a healthier community. The event will also honor the 2015 DFC Trainee Healthcare Advocacy Award winners Tina Manshadi and Camille Keenan, and the 2015 DFC Appreciation Award winner, Ellen Schwaller.
This event will also celebrate the release of the Doctors for Change Guide to Access to Care and Community Resources, a free online resource that helps providers assist patients with their social needs such as improving access to care as well as other life necessities such as food, housing, and legal services. Go to www.dfcguide.org to check out this resource.
Tickets for the luncheon start at $100 for individuals or $50 for students, and may be purchased online at www.doctorsforchange.bpt.me . All proceeds support the organization’s educational outreach programs and projects.
About Doctors For Change
Doctors for Change is a nonpartisan, 501(c)3 nonprofit organization of more than 900 health care professionals committed to improving the health of all Houstonians. The organization provides educational outreach and advocates on the latest issues and programs related to healthcare access, anti-human trafficking, healthy eating and active living, and mental and behavioral health. If you would like to join DFC as a member or find out more you can email [email protected] or check out the website at www.doctorsforchange.org.
When: Friday, June 5, 2015 – 11:30am – 1:00pm
Where: Junior League of Houston, 1811 Briar Oaks Ln, Houston, TX 77027