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Join us for a luncheon and expert panel discussion benefiting Brem Foundation to Defeat  Breast Cancer. May 11, 2023 at the InterContinental Washington D.C. - The Wharf.

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May 11, 2023

InterContinental Washington D.C. - The Wharf

801 Wharf St. SW

Check-in at 11:30 AM


Registration & Ticket Information

The Brem Foundation is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization. Your contribution is tax deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law less $125 per person for goods and services. Federal Tax ID #20-2756827.

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$250 per ticket




Seats 10


Host/Hostess Table Buy Out: $3,000*




Table buy-out option*

 Individuals only

(Limited availability)

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Presenting Sponsors

Marvin H. Weiner Foundation Marilyn and Jim Simons



Diamond Sponsors


Judy and Peter Blum Kovler Foundation

Schuble Family Foundation



Platinum Sponsor

Drs. Rachel and Henry Brem




Emerald Sponsors 





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The Brem Foundation is grateful to partner with select companies and community members that support our mission. Thanks to our sponsors' generosity, we can actively pursue our work of education, access, and advocacy — ensuring that as many women as possible detect breast cancer early when it is most treatable.


Thank you to our 2023 Empower Hour Hosts, advocates of early detection and champions of the Brem Foundation

Jamie Gorski and Harry Merrick
Kathy Ingber and Dr. Ken Ingber
Eileen and Jon Kay
Amy Leveton
Melanie and Hal Marcus
Jennifer Loew Mendelson and Daniel Mendelson
Meredith and Robert Miller
Barbara Sacks Singer and Steven Singer
Cheryl and Sam Skillin
Clare Dougherty



Featuring Remarks from Dr. Rachel Brem

Co-author of the forthcoming book No Longer Radical: Understanding Mastectomies and Choosing the Breast Cancer Care That's Right For You


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Rachel Brem, MD, FACR, FSBI

Chief Medical Officer, Brem Foundation
Director, Breast Imaging and Interventional Center at
The George Washington University Medical Center

Dr. Rachel Brem is the Director of Breast Imaging and Intervention at The George Washington University Medical Center, Professor of Radiology, Vice Chairman of the Department of Radiology, and Chief Medical Advisor at the Brem Foundation. 



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Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz

Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz

Expert Panel Discussion

Patient-Centered Care: Promoting an optimal patient experience to increase access to quality breast care and decrease healthcare disparities.

Jennifer Griffin
Chief National Security Correspondent, FOX News

Jennifer Griffin currently serves as a national security correspondent for FOX News Channel (FNC).  She is a leading journalist with extensive experience spanning more than three decades reporting in multiple war zones.

Christine B. Teal, MD, FACS
Chief of Breast Surgery

Christine Teal, MD is board-certified in General Surgery and an associate professor with The George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences. She currently holds the positions of Director of Breast Care Center and the Chief of Breast Surgery. She is co-author of the forthcoming book No Longer Radical.

Ayesha Khan, Emcee
News Reporter, FOX 5 DC

Ayesha Khan is a freelance reporter and multi-media journalist with more than 13 years of experience in anchoring and live field reporting.


Purchase Tickets for Empower Hour

Individual tickets: $250 per ticket

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Reserve a Table

Table Buy Out: $3,000*

Hostess/Host table buy-out option* 

Individuals only (Limited availability)

Hostess/Host benefits:
- Table of 10 total attendees

- Admission for one to the exclusive Empower Hour VIP reception, commencing at 11:30 am on Thursday, May 11

- Meet and greet the expert panelists and awardees 

- Name recognition (with approval) on Empower Hour materials


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