Navigation Links
Dr. 'Smith' Comes to Washington: Angry Physicians From All 50 States Rally in DC on Sept 10
Date:9/8/2009

WASHINGTON, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 1,000 physicians from all 50 states will converge on the Capitol in scrubs and lab coats this week to bring an angry message to Congress: "Stop meddling in medicine!"

The doctors, all traveling as individuals and at their own expense, will hold a rally at the Capitol, lobby their Members of Congress, and meet with the doctors of Congress, including Tom Price, M.D. (GA) and Sen. Tom Coburn (OK).

The event, co-sponsored by the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS) and Tea Party Patriots, was prompted by the American Medical Association's misguided endorsement of House Bill HR 3200, a bill that would turn more control over to the government, rather than restore it to patients and doctors.

"The AMA's endorsement was bought and sold, at the expense of patients, and the expense of the profession of medicine," said Dr. Michael Schlitt, who is traveling from Seattle. "I couldn't stand by without telling Congress and the public that they don't represent me, or most of the doctors I know. And that it's time Congress listens to real doctors from the frontlines."

The doctors' rally is the first public event of the 9.12.09 March on Washington.

SPEAKERS INCLUDE:

Rep. Tom Price, MD (R-GA)

Rep. Phil Gingrey, MD (R-GA)

Members of Congressional Doctors Caucus

Mark Kellen, MD, President, AAPS, Rockford IL

Michael Schlitt, MD, neurosurgeon, Seattle

Peter Lavine, MD, President, Washington DC Medical Society

Scot Barbour, MD, orthopedic surgeon, Atlanta

Hal Scherz, MD, pediatric urologist, Atlanta

Clare Gray, MD, internist, Hickory NC

SCHEDULE:

1-3 Meet-up & staging area at Upper Senate Park

1-5 Congressional visits by individuals or small groups

4-5 Private reception with Congressional doctors

5:30 - 6:30 Rally , Upper Senate Park, Constitution Ave.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS)
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Especially Yours and Paula Young Team up with Diahann Carroll and Jaclyn Smith in the Fight Against Breast Cancer
2. GlaxoSmithKline Responds to JAMA Articles
3. The Will and Jada Smith Family Foundation and Maybelline Join Forces With the Lupus Foundation of America for a Star-studded Gala to Raise Awareness for Lupus
4. Law Offices of Howard G. Smith Announces Class Action Lawsuit Against LCA-Vision Inc.
5. MedImmune Licenses Reverse Genetics Technology to GlaxoSmithKline for Use in Influenza Vaccine Development and Production
6. TIGroup Names Dennis M. Smith as Chief Financial Officer
7. The American Liver Foundation Appoints Rick Smith, a Twenty-Year Veteran of The MS Society, as Chief Executive Officer
8. Congressional Black Caucus Foundation and GlaxoSmithKline Announce Supplier Business Initiative Study Results
9. Smith & Nephew Endoscopys KINSA(R) RC Suture Anchor Designed for Secure Repair of Rotator Cuff Injuries
10. AUDIO from Medialink and GlaxoSmithKline: A New Nasal Spray for Allergy Relief
11. Smithfield(R) LEAN GENERATION(R) Announces DELI FOR THE CURE(TM)
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/10/2016)... FL (PRWEB) , ... February 10, 2016 , ... AxoGen, ... market, will report results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, ... host a conference call and webcast for the investment community following the release at ...
(Date:2/10/2016)... ... February 10, 2016 , ... AHRA: The ... and inspirational speaker Jan Fox will serve as keynote speaker at the organization’s ... participants with tools to more effectively communicate with their own organizational staff and ...
(Date:2/10/2016)... ... February 10, 2016 , ... For additional information contact Phyllis Strupp ... book "Better with Age: The Ultimate Guide to Brain Training" by award-winning author ... The book’s publication date is March 16, 2016. A free review copy is ...
(Date:2/10/2016)... Beach, Florida (PRWEB) , ... February 10, 2016 ... ... Country Club) announced that it has been awarded the prestigious Distinguished Emerald Club ... World award program conducted by BoardRoom magazine, one of the most respected trade ...
(Date:2/10/2016)... , ... February 10, 2016 , ... ... biocompatible columns and accessories. These PEEK-lined stainless steel (PLS) columns combine the strength ... solution that ensures the integrity of biological samples while operating at ultra-high pressures ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/10/2016)... PITTSBURGH , 10 februari 2016 ... detta pressmeddelande får inte distribueras, vare sig ... inga anmälningssedlar kommer att accepteras från eller ... där Erbjudandet, distribution av detta pressmeddelande eller ... mot tillämpliga lagar eller regler eller skulle ...
(Date:2/10/2016)... , February 10, 2016 A new report from ... - states that the Alzheimer,s disease market will more than double from ... at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 11%. Canada ... Italy , Spain , the UK, and ... during the forecast period. --> Canada , ...
(Date:2/10/2016)... , Feb. 10, 2016 Urologix, the ... the treatment of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH), announces new ... Ash Keswani , a medical device industry veteran of ... the Limited Liability Company.  Plymouth, ... service lines, Cooled ThermoTherapy™ and Prostiva® RF Therapy, will ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: