State of Downtown

Downtown’s premier business event returned to the Hyatt Regency Downtown on Tuesday, January 21, 2020 8-10 a.m.  This annual celebration of Sacramento’s thriving urban core highlights the projects and amenities recently completed, developments under construction and previews exciting new initiatives and projects coming to downtown Sacramento.

Produced by Downtown Sacramento Partnership, State of Downtown attracts an audience of nearly 1,000 business professionals and community leaders and includes an address by Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg. This year, Dr. Drew Pinsky – known to television and radio audiences as Dr. Drew – will keynote and Hope Cooperative will be awarded the JVance Stewart Award for Community Service.

Dr. Drew

Dr. Drew Pinsky is a board-certified physician and an addiction medicine specialist and the former host of Dr. Drew Midday Live with Leeann Tweeden on KABC radio. A much sought after guest on the talk show and news circuits, Dr. Drew has evaluated the pathology of the increasingly growing homeless crisis across the state.

His work as a doctor of internal medicine/addiction specialist and broadcaster has imbued him with the rare ability to examine issues through the lenses of practical experience, scientific evidence and pragmatism. Highly educated and deeply passionate, Dr. Drew is uniquely qualified to offer perspectives on a wide range of topics.

Dr. Drew received his undergraduate degree from Amherst College and his M.D. from the University of Southern California, School of Medicine, where he remained for his residency. He then became Chief Resident at Huntington Hospital in Pasadena. Dr. Drew is a Diplomat of the American Board of Addiction Medicine and the American Board of Internal Medicine. He is also a fellow with the American College of Physicians (FACP).

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