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Memphis Medical District Week: July 9 – 14th

Photo: Jeff Riddle

The Memphis Medical District Collaborative is holding their inaugural Medical District Week July 9th through the 14th. The week features all kinds of events planned to focus on the Collaborative’s efforts to celebrate the vibrancy of the community.

Memphis Medical District

Photo: Memphis Medical District

The District is supported by its eight anchor institutions: Baptist College of Health Sciences, Memphis Bioworks Foundation, Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare, Regional One Health, Southern College of Optometry, Southwest Tennessee Community College, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital/ALSAC, and University of Tennessee Health Science Center. The events will be held in and around these institutions combined with the neighborhoods making up the district (the Edge, Victorian Village, Uptown, and Peabody-Vance). Events will be spread out in between downtown and Midtown shining several spotlights on the district. 

  • MONDAY 7/9/18
    • MDW RISE & SHINE BREAKFAST – 6am to 9pm
      • Sunrise 901 is holding this event open to employees and students at any of the anchor institutions
    • KICKOFF ICE CREAM POP UP – 1pm to 3pm
      • This event is open to the public featuring popsicles and ice cream from multiple shops around the 901. The public is welcome to attend this event.
  • TUESDAY 7/10/18
    • PROFESSIONAL LUNCH & LEARN – 11:30am to 1pm
      • This event is open to the public, and will be held at the Southern College of Optometry.
  • WEDNESDAY 7/11/18
    • SERVICE DAY – Time and location(s) will vary.
      • Partners for this event include: MIFA, Mid-South Food Bank, and the Ronald McDonald House of Memphis.
  • THURSDAY 7/12/18
  • FRIDAY 7/13/18
  • SATURDAY 7/14/18
    • BACK TO SCHOOL HEALTH FAIR – 8am to 12pm
      • This event will be held at Health Science Park and is in partnership with Omega Church. Bring your family, and bring your friends!

Check out the District’s website here or follow their Facebook page for more info and updates.