Introduced Version





SENATE CONCURRENT

RESOLUTION No. ____





DIGEST OF INTRODUCED RESOLUTION



        A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION honoring Clarian Health Partners (Methodist Hospital, Indiana University Hospital, and Riley Hospital for Children), Indiana University School of Medicine, and the outstanding doctors who serve the health care needs of the citizens of Indiana.



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Introduced

Second Regular Session 114th General Assembly (2006)


SENATE CONCURRENT
RESOLUTION



        A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION honoring Clarian Health Partners (Methodist Hospital, Indiana University Hospital, and Riley Hospital for Children), Indiana University School of Medicine, and the outstanding doctors who serve the health care needs of the citizens of Indiana.

    Whereas, Leaders in cancer research and treatment from Indiana University School of Medicine and Clarian Health Partners were recently selected to be included in the first edition of America's Top Doctors for Cancer;

    Whereas, 18 specialists from Indiana University Hospital and Riley Hospital for Children were among the nearly 2,000 leading cancer specialists profiled in this premiere edition;

    Whereas, Doctors listed in this first edition publication were selected by a physician-led research team based on comprehensive national surveys of physicians and medical leaders. The doctors represent more than 40 medical specialties involved in the diagnosis and treatment of cancers in adults and children;

    Whereas, Thanks to better methods of preventing, finding, and treating the disease, the death rate from cancer is slowly but steadily decreasing in the United States; and

    Whereas, It is through organizations like Clarian Health Partners, Indiana University School of Medicine, and their dedicated doctors that the death rate from cancer is decreasing and their continued efforts will possibly help to eliminate cancer as a cause of death throughout the world:

Therefore,

Be it resolved by the Senate of the General Assembly

of the State of Indiana, the House of Representatives concurring:



    SECTION 1. That the Indiana General Assembly thanks Clarian Health Partners, Indiana University School of Medicine, and their dedicated doctors for their efforts to bring the citizens of Indiana the best possible cancer care and improved treatment capabilities and congratulates them on their well deserved recognition.
    SECTION 2. That the Indiana General Assembly congratulates Dr. John J. Coleman, Dr. Lawrence Einhorn, Dr. Robert J. Fallon, Dr. Richard S. Foster, Dr. Robert J. Goulet, Dr. Jay L. Grosfeld, Dr. Valerie P. Jackson, Dr. Keith Douglas Lillemoe, Dr. Patrick J. Loehrer, Dr. Katherine Look, Dr. Richard T. Miyamoto, Dr. David H. Moore, Dr. Scott A. Shapiro, Dr. George W. Sledge, Jr., Dr. Federick B. Stehman, Dr. Thomas M. Ulbright, Dr. Terry A. Vik, and Dr. Stephen D. Williams for their inclusion in the list of top cancer specialists in the nation.
    SECTION 3. That copies of this resolution be transmitted by the Secretary of the Senate to Daniel F. Evans, Jr., President and Chief Executive Officer of Clarian Health Partners; D. Craig Brater, M.D., Dean of the Indiana University School of Medicine; and each Indiana doctor profiled in America's Top Doctors for Cancer.