ADVISORY: GOP Doctors Caucus Press Conference on Fentanyl Epidemic with Reps. Scalise and Stefanik Tomorrow, May 23

Washington, May 22, 2023 Contact:

Washington, D.C. -  Tomorrow, the GOP Doctors Caucus will host a press conference to highlight the alarming rise of fentanyl overdoses in America and House Republican legislation and solutions.


House Majority Leader Steve Scalise

Chair of the House Republican Conference Elise Stefanik

Brad Wenstrup, D.P.M. (OH-02), co-chair

Michael Burgess, M.D. (TX-26), co-chair

Greg Murphy, M.D. (NC-03), co-chair

GOP Doctors Caucus members


Tuesday, May 23, 2023 at 3:15 PM


House Triangle


Media planning to attend should RSVP to

BACKGROUND: The CDC released data last week projecting the number of overdose deaths in 2022, indicating there were nearly 110,000 deaths - many from fentanyl. This total is a new national record.

The GOP Doctors Caucus is composed of 18 healthcare providers serving in Congress who utilize their medical expertise and backgrounds to develop patient-centered healthcare policy. Its members include those in the fields of general practice, cardiothoracic surgery, anesthesiology, podiatry, obstetrics and gynecology, dentistry, pharmacy, dermatology, urology, and emergency medicine.