ANNAPOLIS (WJZ) — Gov. Larry Hogan has named Tuesday as ‘National Doctors’ Day.’

The proclamation said it is to recognize physicians for their leadership, sacrifice and commitment.

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“Our state is proud to be home to some of the finest medical professionals and healthcare facilities in the world, and this distinction wouldn’t be possible without our great Maryland doctors,” said Governor Hogan. “On this National Doctor’s Day, I want to thank all the doctors and their support staff for saving lives during this unprecedented public health crisis and for always getting Marylanders the care that they need. You truly exemplify what it means to be Maryland Strong.”

It says medical professionals have collectively risen to the challenge of combating the pandemic, and Maryland is proud to applaud the contributions of all our physicians.

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