In response to the devastation caused by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, Henry Schein Inc, Melville, NY, announced it will join the Texas Dental Association, the Texas Veterinary Medical Association, the Texas Veterinary Medical Foundation, and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Dentistry to host an expert-led symposium to help healthcare professionals restore and re-open their practices post-natural disaster.

The event, entitled “Recovery Empowerment Symposium: Emerging from the Storm,” will be held Saturday, September 23, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. CT at the Denton A. Cooley, MD, and Ralph C. Cooley, DDS, University Life Center, 7440 Cambridge St, Houston, TX 77054, adjacent to UTHealth School of Dentistry.

The event is free for all healthcare professionals.

To register for the event, please visit Space is limited.

Practitioners impacted by Hurricane Irma and those otherwise unable to attend in person can watch a live stream of the symposium at The webcast will subsequently be available on demand on Henry Schein’s Road to Recovery Resource Center.

Attendees will be able to meet one-on-one with leading experts from the insurance, legal, claims management, and disaster recovery industries, as well as dental, medical, and animal health professional associations, to discuss a range of topics related to their personal and professional recovery, including:

  • How to access federal agencies, including the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Association and the U.S. Small Business Administration;
  • How to access insurance carriers;
  • How to work with banks, financial services, and suppliers; and
  • How to enhance employee morale and stay in touch with patients.

A continental breakfast and lunch will be served, and there will be a networking session for attendees and speakers at the end of the symposium, which is being held in partnership with the American Dental Association, the ADA Foundation, the American Medical Association Foundation, American Veterinary Medical Foundation, the National Dental Association, and the Greater Houston Dental Society.