My Health E lovingly welcomes: The legendary Dr. Hunter "Patch" Adams ,MD, comedian, social activist, clown, author and Founder of the Gesundheit! Institute in 1971. He promotes a healthcare model which includes humor. Each year he organizes volunteers to travel to countries bringing humor to orphans, patients, and people. He serves on the Green Shadow Cabinet of the US as "Assistant Secretary.
Internationally known Dr. Patch Adams has practiced medicine at the Gesundheit Institute in West Virginia for over 30 years. TIME Magazine says, “Patch approaches the issue of personal,community & global health with zestful exuberance.” His presentation centers on compassion, wellness, humor and joy when providing patient care. The world is different because of Dr. Patch Adams.
Get moving Kentuckiana! THIS EVENTS STARTS ON THE JEFFERSONVILLE, INDIANA SIDE OF THE BRIDGE. 304 MULBERRY STATION. FREE EVENT.
Join Patch Adams as he leads walkers across the bridge to raise health literacy awareness and increase compassion in healthcare. Our walk begins on the Indiana side of the Big Four Walking Bridge. FREE T-SHIRT FOR FIRST 100 WALKERS.
An 1.5-hour lunch
presentation on the thrill of helping others is an essential investment in
self-development. The inspirational talk includes dialogue to explore burnout
prevention for healthcare staff and at home caregivers. The focus of this
presentation is on the magic and power of care, not only in the patient’s life,
but also in the caregiver’s life. Q & A and plated lunch. $200 per person
or table for 10 $1900. Attire: Business casual. Red is recommended.
An 1.5-hour presentation looking at the relationship between humor and the health of the individual, community and society. In this funny and inspirational lecture Patch discusses his 30+ years of healthcare and clowning experience. Q & A, plated dinner and dancing. $300 per person or table for 10/$2850. Attire: Formal. Red is recommended.
“YOU TREAT THE DISEASE, YOU WIN, YOU LOSE. YOU TREAT A PERSON, I GUARANTEE YOU, YOU’LL WIN NO MATTER WHAT THE OUTCOME.” PATCH ADAMS