National Medical Billing Services, a national healthcare revenue cycle management company that specializes in servicing ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) and their affiliated surgeons, will sponsor the highly venerable National Basketball Association legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s Keynote Address at Becker’s 12th Annual Spine, Orthopedic, and Pain Management-Driven ASC Conference.
Abdul-Jabbar, the NBA’s all-time leading scorer, played for both the Milwaukee Bucks and Los Angeles Lakers. Prior to his 20-year professional career, Abdul-Jabbar enjoyed a singularly impressive scholastic tenure as a UCLA Bruin, where he helped win three consecutive NCAA championships. He is also the only player in history to have been selected the NCAA Tournament’s Most Valuable Player three consecutive years and was chosen as the #1 Greatest College Basketball Player of All Time by Sports Illustrated. It comes as no surprise with the aforesaid collegiate accolades that Abdul-Jabbar’s performance in the NCAA would inevitably culminate in becoming the
Abdul-Jabbar is a New York Times best-selling author who has written on topics such as World War II and the Harlem Renaissance. He also earned two 2013 NAACP Image Awards for his documentary “On the Shoulders of Giants.” In 2011, Abdul-Jabbar was honored with the Abraham Lincoln Medal, an award for those who epitomize and advance the persona and eternal legacy of President Abraham Lincoln.
“Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s example of excellence in both his athletic career and beyond is truly incredible,” says Nader Samii, Chief Executive Officer of National Medical. “We are honored to sponsor his keynote address and look forward to an inspiring presentation.”
Abdul-Jabber will deliver the Keynote Address: “The Making of an NBA & Living Legend” on Thursday, June 12 at 4:45 p.m. to surgeons, physician leaders, administrators and ASC business and clinical leaders from across the U.S.
The conference, June 12-14 at the Westin Michigan Avenue in Chicago, focuses on key topics for spine, orthopedic, and pain management-driven ASCs.
This post was first published June 12, 2014 and was updated July 29, 2020.