Charles Krauthammer, New York Times Best-Selling Author and Fox News Contributor, is coming to speak at the CHRISTUS Spohn Health System Foundation’s 2015 Lyceum.

Proceeds from this March 31 event will help CHRISTUS Spohn and physician partners make meaningful enhancements to CHRISTUS Spohn’s vital Family Medicine and Emergency Medicine Residency Programs. Features, such as a state-of-the-art simulation lab and comprehensive learning resource center, will help attract physicians to train and remain in the Coastal Bend. This is part of CHRISTUS Spohn’s plan to transform health care to strengthen the health and wellbeing of our entire community.

“Attendees get to enjoy a high-caliber speaker they might not otherwise see, while supporting the health system’s legacy of hope and healing for future generations,” said Karen Bonner, Vice President of Philanthropy at CHRISTUS Spohn. “The support goes back to them in the end, as we invest Lyceum funds in advanced technology and training that allow us to deliver the best health care possible for our community.”

The 27th Annual event is being chaired by –Jen Vogt, 2015 Lyceum Chair.

“We are committed to creating exceptional healthcare—right here at home,” said Vogt. “We are blessed to have CHRISTUS Spohn in South Texas and I hope people will join us on March 31st to enjoy one of the best fundraising events in South Texas featuring what is sure to be a very dynamic speaker”

Charles Krauthammer once was a psychiatrist and a self-described “Great Society liberal.” He now is a Pulitzer Prize winning, nationally syndicated conservative columnist. Mr. Krauthammer’s book, Things That Matter: Three Decades of Passions, Pastimes and Politics, is a collection of his Washington Post columns and essays. The book is a Number 1 New York Times best seller—spending 26 weeks on the best seller list.

“Lyceum” is a Latin word mean “a hall for public lectures”. Since 1989, Lyceum guests have had the opportunity to meet and listen to a variety of remarkable leaders and influential people, the first event began with featured speaker, Henry Kissinger. Other notable speakers have included Colin Powell, Tony Blair and George W. Bush.

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