Congratulations to our our Co-Founder and Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Janelle Goetcheus for being a recipient of the 2017 Philip W. Brickner National Leadership Award presented by the National Health Care for the Homeless Council at their annual National HCH Conference & Policy Symposium.
From the National HCH Website:
PHILIP W. BRICKNER NATIONAL LEADERSHIP AWARD
DR. JANELLE GOETCHEUS, MD, CHRIST HOUSE; UNITY HEALTH CARE
Janelle Goetcheus, MD, works on behalf of underserved individuals in Washington, D.C. In 1979 she founded Columbia Road Health Services, a community health center that serves the poor and uninsured of D.C. In 1985, she founded Christ House as a live-in respite care facility for up to 34 sick patients without homes. Dr. Goetcheus is also Chief Medical Officer and Executive Vice President for Medical Affairs at Unity Health Care, Inc. in Washington, D.C. Unity is currently the largest primary health care agency in the area and sees over 100,000 patients per year. Unity has a network of over 20 health centers and a mobile medical outreach vehicle.