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For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
July 11, 2001

Event Backgrounder
Meeting and Remarks on Patient's Bill of Rights
EEOB - Room 450
1:25 pm

The President was joined today by representatives from leading medical organizations, including:
American Academy of Dermatology (14,000 members)
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (18,000 members)
American Association of Neurological Surgeons - Congress of Neurological Surgeons (4,500 members)
American College of Cardiology (26,000 members)
American College of Emergency Physicians (22,000 members)
American College of Surgeons (62,000 members)
American Gastroenterological Association (11,400 members)
American Society of Anesthesiologists (36,000 members)
American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (8,000 members)
American Society of Clinical Pathologists (75,000 members)
American Urological Association (13,000 members)
Society of Thoracic Surgeons (2,000 members)