SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Chiropractic Association (CCA) will host chiropractic students on January 24, 2017 at the California State Capitol for CCA's inaugural "ChiroCon." The one-day summit is focused on connecting future doctors of chiropractic to the legislative process.
"With healthcare at the forefront of everyone's minds, it's important that we create an opportunity for the future of chiropractic to be introduced to our lawmakers and the governing process," says CCA Board President, Dr. Leslie Hewitt.
Students from the three California chiropractic colleges – Life West, Palmer West and Southern California University of Health Sciences - will convene at the Capitol to meet with lawmakers and also to provide their perspective on the importance of chiropractic in health care. With more than 14,000 licensed California chiropractors and approximately 1,500 students currently studying chiropractic in California; the profession is evolving to meet the demands of people seeking effective, drug-free pain management, a key benefit especially when the opioid epidemic continues to climb.
The media is invited to attend and meet with students at any point during the day. The schedule is as follows:
Date: Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Location: Citizen Hotel, 7th Floor, Metropolitan Terrace, Sacramento, CA
- Morning Session: 10:00am -1:00pm
- Afternoon With Legislators: 1:30pm – 3:00pm at the California State Capitol
About California Chiropractic Association:
Established in1928, the California Chiropractic Association (CCA) is a nonprofit organization that supports thousands of chiropractors and students across California. For more information about CCA, visit www.calchiro.org or call 916-648-2727.
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SOURCE California Chiropractic Association