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Humor, Insight, Passion and Audience Participation Make Public Forum Successful

The Fulton DeKalb Hospital Authority’s 3rd Health Summit concluded with a public from held in the Imperial ballroom of the Atlanta Marriott Marquis from 3 p.m. through 5 p.m.

There were six on stage guest presenters and five special front row guests. Below is a list of participants in the December 8th event and links to information about them or their organizations.

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3rd Health Summit Delivers Much Needed Information

It was a hard decision. But one of the nearly 300 participants at the 3rd Health Summit sponsored by the Fulton DeKalb

Hospital Authority chose to attend the morning session on Re-entry and Mental Health because she wanted to know more about what mental health resources men and women who had served time in prison or jail had available.

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Iyanla Vanzant Dazzles a Crowd as Moderator of FDHA’s Health Summit Public Forum

Former U.S. Surgeon Generals Satcher and Benjamin Join Celebrity Therapist and Mental Health Advocates on Panel

Clinicians, health care providers and just plain folk took an entire day out of their holiday season to learn about mental health on December 8th. Hundreds filled breakout rooms at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis from 8:30 in the morning until 2:30 in the afternoon during the Fulton DeKalb Hospital Authority’s 3rd Health Summit.

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Chairman’s Award Recipient Brings Crowd its Feet with Acceptance Speech

There was a night of joy among people who make their living by easing suffering on Sunday, December 7th. The Fulton DeKalb Hospital Authority hosted its healthcare champions’ awards ceremony at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis. It was the third year for the event and more than 200 people attended.

Master of Ceremonies, and 11Alive anchor DeMarco Morgan, promised the audience an evening of enlightenment, education and encouragement.

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The Fulton-DeKalb Hospital Authority promotes the health of the greater Atlanta community. Governed by a ten member Board of Trustees appointed by the commissioners of Fulton and DeKalb counties, the Authority is committed to working to meet the healthcare needs of the residents of Fulton and DeKalb counties through oversight of the Grady Memorial Hospital Corporation.

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