East Cooper Medical Center Honors Physicians on National Doctors’ DayApr 3, 2023
Mount Pleasant, South Carolina – East Cooper Medical Center celebrated National Doctors’ Day by paying tribute to its physicians for their service, skill and compassion. In conjunction with the Network’s parent company, Tenet Healthcare, a national theme of “Doctors: Thank You for Your Commitment to Heal,” depicts a collective sentiment of deep appreciation for the outstanding group of physicians who tirelessly care for all patients of East Cooper Medical Center. Their calling is a sacrifice toward the health and safety of all.
“On behalf of East Cooper Medical Center, I would like to extend my heartfelt appreciation to our physicians,” said Patrick Downes, CEO of East Cooper Medical Center “I believe strongly in the value of saying thank you every day, but today, we pause to honor the contributions of our physicians for their dedication to the health and wellness of our community.”
Celebrated on March 30th each year, Doctors’ Day was officially established in 1991 when President George Bush issued a proclamation in observance of the day. March 30th also marks the anniversary of the first use of general anesthesia in surgery by Dr. Crawford W. Long in 1842. National Doctors’ Day is commonly celebrated in healthcare organizations, as a day to recognize the contributions of doctors to individual lives and communities.