For Immediate Release
July 6, 2009
Megan Smith, 202.481.8219
The Diagnosis is Clear: Doctors Want Health Reform
Doctors for America delivers X-ray diagnosis in person
WASHINGTON, DC—Doctors for America is mobilizing to expose what doctors around the country are
really saying about health reform—we want affordable, quality health care for our patients, and the time
for Congress to act is now.
Doctors for America will gather in the Hart Senate Building before delivering messages printed on X-ray
film to Senators stating doctors’ position on health reform. The message will reflect input and ideas
submitted by over 13,000 doctors in 50 states, and it will be made public this Wednesday, July 8th, at
10:00 am Eastern.
WHO: DOCTORS FOR AMERICA
WHAT: Doctors gathering to deliver an urgent message on health reform
WHEN: Wednesday, July 8th, 2009 10:00 AM Eastern
WHERE: Hart Senate Building Atrium, near 2nd street entrance
NOTE: Media availability will last approximately 15 minutes, then doctors will hand deliver x-ray film to
Doctors for America is a grassroots group of over 13,000 physicians in all fifty states committed to
passing meaningful health reform legislation. The group works to convey the ideas and experiences of
physicians in order to achieve reform that provides high quality, affordable healthcare for all Americans.