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"The Church's Role in Healthcare" - 9th Annual Sister Alice Potts Endowed Lecture

This lecture is sponsored by the 9th annual Sister Alice Potts Endowed Lecture Series in Pastoral Education, which was established by an anonymous donor as a tribute to Sister Alice Potts, who served MD Anderson patients for nearly 30 years.

Date: 10/21/14, 8am to 9am
Time: 10/21/14, 8am to 9am
Location: Mays Clinic Telehealth Classroom, Floor 1, near Elevator S (ACB1.2345)
Format: Lecture
CME: 1
Speaker: G. Scott Morris, M.D., MDiv.
Speaker Bio: G. Scott Morris, M.D., M. Div. Dr. Scott Morris is founder and Chief Executive Officer of the Church Health Center, which has as its mission to seek to reclaim the Church’s biblical commitment to care for our bodies and spirits. The Church Health Center opened in 1987 to provide primary health care to low-income, uninsured working people of Memphis, Tennessee. The CHC, a health care ministry supported by a broad base of the faith and medical communities, provides care to over 60,000 patients in its clinic, which now includes primary care, dentistry, optometry, counseling and social work services. The CHC has also developed its Wellness and Faith Community Outreach ministries where the best disease prevention efforts of medicine are combined with the pastoral and spiritual care of the faith community. Dr. Morris has an undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia, a Master of Divinity degree from Yale University, and an M.D. from Emory University. He is a board certified family practice physician and an ordained United Methodist minister. Dr. Morris writes a monthly column for the Memphis Commercial Appeal.
Sponsor: Chaplaincy and Pastoral Education
Contact: Gale Kennebrew - (713) 563-3967 - gkennebrew@mdanderson.org