Hospital honors National Doctors' Day through donation

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LA CROSSE, Wis. (RELEASE) -- In honor of National Doctors’ Day 2016, Mayo Clinic Health System-Franciscan Healthcare will be donating $4,200 to local charities.

“We are thankful for the expert, whole-person care that our doctors provide to our patients and communities in Wisconsin, Iowa and Minnesota every day.” said David Rushlow, M.D., Chief Medical Officer. “Sharing our blessings with those who are in need is a natural extension of our mission.”

National Doctors’ Day, established as a national holiday in 1991, works to identify and celebrate the accomplishments and efforts of all physicians. National Doctors’ Day is March 30, 2016.