Saturday, November 20, 2010

A MORNING WITH DR. PATCH ADAMS, for Medical Profession In Malaysia

Dear fellow colleagues,
We are honored to be invited to spend a morning with Dr. Patch Adams, at MAP KL, on 26 November 2010 (Friday), from 9.00am - 12.30pm.

About Dr Patch Adams

Dr Patch Adams, of the Gesundheit Institute, will be in Kuala Lumpur November 26, 2010 and is having a talk exclusively for the medical industry.

Patch Adams is best known for his work as a medical doctor and a clown, and a social activist who has devoted 30 years to changing America's health care system. He believes that laughter, joy and creativity are an integral part of the healing process. His work was brought to light from the 1999 movie, where Robin Williams played Dr. Patch Adams.
Graduating from medical school with a loving heart full of play, Patch Adams began the Gesundheit Institute with a group of twenty friends, including three doctors, who moved into a six‐bedroom home in West Virginia and opened it as a free hospital.
Patch says,
“ We can’t promise to cure, but we can promise to care!”
The Gesundheit! Institute is now a not‐for‐profit health care organization chartered under the Nonprofit Corporation Act of the District of Columbia, is a project in holistic medical care based on the belief that one cannot separate the health of the individual from the health of the family, the community, the world, and the health care system itself. Members of the Institute are health practitioners and health educators. Gesundheit’s intention is to model creative problem solving and to spark each medical facility to design their own ideal ‐ to deliver health care in a context that is our ideal design, and educate other health care practitioners to design their ideal models for care. In its 40‐year history, Gesundheit has offered care to tens of thousands, given workshops and lectures in over 65 countries, built and supported clinics, schools, and orphanages from El Salvador to Cambodia, and brought the joy of clowning to parts of the world damaged by violence and injustice.

Details :

Day/Date : Friday, November 26th 2010,
Venue : MAP, Level G2‐01,
Block A5, Dutamas, Jalan Dutamas 1,
Off Jalan Duta
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Time : 9am to 1230pm

Fee : RM300
Attendees : Medical professionals and associates only
For those who are interested to attend this morning session, you can download the Invitation Letter and Registration form. Please drop us a message or email us if you are attending as a medical student. We would like know who is attending as this session is upon invitation only.
P/S: You will have to register under the Society of MMA Medical Students.
For further information, please do not hesitate to sms or contact me on 010-3785380.
Please drop us a message at FACEBOOK or email us at, if you are interested to attend this function. Please kindly register before Wednesday. Thank you.

In case some might not know who this great physician is, you can watch the below video clips about Dr. Patch Adams, played by Robin Williams.

Warmest regards,
Vincent Khor
SMMAMS Webmaster

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