Reporting Mike Dougherty
by Mike Dougherty
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Doctors ditch the scrubs for a night to rock out for a good cause at World Cafe Live in West Philadelphia.
Not only are the Rockin’ Docs brilliant, they’re also talented musicians. Harvard educated cardiologist Dr. Suzie Brown really knows how to handle a guitar as you can hear in her original song “Heartstrings”.
“I just came back from Nashville where I made my second full-length studio album,” said Dr. Brown.
Every penny raised at the event goes to support the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.
Doctors and drummers Ken Einhorn and Jeremy Jaffe from Abington Hospital started this three years ago because each has kids with Type 1 diabetes.
“Obviously, we’d like to see a cure for this,” Dr. Einhorn said. “There are a lot of complications that can arise from long term effects of Type 1 diabetes.”
“JDRF has funded some the most cutting edge research that’s happening,” Dr. Jaffe said. “Dramatic leaps and bounds.”
The event is in its third year and the docs hope to top last year’s $30,000 mark.