You are invited to honor your doctor
March 30th is National Doctor’s Day
Time and time again, our patients and their loved ones tell us how a doctor has made a significant difference during their hospital stay. The medical staff at National Rehabilitation Hospital embraces our mission to not only provide superior clinical care but, through heartfelt compassion and kindness, to change lives.
To celebrate National Doctors’ Day, we’d like to extend to you a special invitation to demonstrate your appreciation for the care you or a loved one has received by honoring a doctor with an expression of gratitude. We will deliver a copy of your personal note of thanks to your doctor.
Please respond by donating online and by writing a note to the doctor you wish to honor.
To make an online donation to honor your doctor, visit our secure form. Select "Honor Your Doctor" from the designation dropdown menu.
History of National Doctors’ Day
The first Doctors’ Day observance was March 30, 1933 in Winder, Georgia. Eudora Brown Almond, wife of Dr. Charles B. Almond, decided to set aside a day to honor physicians.
On March 30, 1958, a Resolution Commemorating Doctors’ Day was adopted by the United States House of Representatives. In 1990, legislation was introduced in the House and Senate to establish a national Doctors’ Day.
Following overwhelming approval by the United States Senate and the House of Representatives, on October 30, 1990, President George Bush signed S.J. RES. #366 (which became Public Law 101-473) designating March 30 as "National Doctors’ Day.