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2014 Humanitarian of the Year

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Joshua D. Lenchus, DO, RPh, FACP, SFHM
President, Jackson Health System Medical Staff 

To be proudly honored on April 27, 2014 as Humanitarian of the Year


On Sunday April 27, 2014  the Soref Jewish Community Center  will honor Dr. Joshua D. Lenchus at its18th annual Humanitarian of the Year event to be held at the Signature Grand in Davie. Proceeds from the event support both our WECARE food pantry and scholarship program for special needs children who attend the JCC's preschool, after school, and summer camp programs. These programs provide assistance to all regardless of race, religion, or ethnicity.

We are privileged to honor Dr. Lenchus for his exemplary leadership in the field of medicine.  Dr. Lenchus serves as President of the Medical Staff at Jackson Health System and is currently an attending physician at Jackson Memorial Hospital, and holds privileges at the University of Miami Hospital, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center and Bascom Palmer Eye Institute.  He is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians, a Senior Fellow in Hospital Medicine, and Senior Fellow of the Center for Medicine in the Public Interest.  In addition to holding a number of key leadership positions in local, state, and national medical organizations, Dr. Lenchus serves on key public health and policy committees of numerous professional organizations, including the UM Health Care Policy Committee and Health Law Pathway Advisory Committee, as chairman of the Council on Healthy Floridians for the Florida Medical Association, is a member of the Public Policy Committee of the Society of Hospital Medicine, and is a past member of the Medical Practice and Quality Council for the American College of Physicians.  He has provided testimony during multiple state legislative sessions as he advocates for public policy affecting the availability of high quality and affordable health care in our community.  


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The magnitude of this event necessitates the support of many people to obtain silent and live auction items, solicit individual and business sponsors, assist in event preparation, and many other functions.  Please let us know how you can assist us to help raise funds for our WECARE Food Pantry and Children's Scholarship programs.  

Contact Information

Call Helene Behar, Director of Administration
(954) 792-6700 or e-mail