Author: LPOC Organization

Author: LPOC Organization

Get to Know Your LPOC Board
February 18, 2021 Board Bios LPOC Organization

Sergio Aguilar-Gaxiola, M.D., Ph.D., currently serves as the Vice President of the Latinx Physicians of California’s Board of Directors. Currently at UC Davis School of Medicine, he wears many hats, including Professor of Clinical Medicine; Director, Center for Reducing Health Disparities; and Director, Community Engagement, Clinical Translational Science Center.

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COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout Needs a Shot of Equity
February 9, 2021 ACEs Aware, COVID, COVID LPOC Organization

The nation has lost sight of the fact that while this pandemic is affecting every community, it is not affecting every community the same. Black, Latino and Native Americans — many of whom are front-line essential workers — are being infected, hospitalized and dying at rates that far surpass their proportions of the population.

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Stay Six Feet Far From Me
February 2, 2021 COVID, COVID LPOC Organization

A poem which can be sung to tune of ‘Don’t Stand So Close To Me’ by The Police. Gracias for the inspiration! By Álvaro Garza, MD MPH

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Seeking ACEs Testimonials
February 2, 2021 ACEs Aware, The Latest LPOC Organization

As an ACEs Aware Grantee, part of LPOC’s effort is to create/gather images, quotes and testimonial videos from you, the Latinx physicians and healthcare professionals of California, in an effort to tell the story of why this is such an important topic.

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LPOC Highlighted in January 2021 ACEs Aware Newsletter
January 27, 2021 ACEs Aware, The Latest LPOC Organization

LPOC is excited to have been highlighted in the January 2021 ACEs Aware Newsletter for the work we are doing here.

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Focus On Health Equity: COVID-19 & California’s Latinx Community
January 15, 2021 COVID, COVID, Newsmakers, The Latest LPOC Organization

Read this article by LPOC’s own José Alberto Arévalo, MD, FAAFP; Sergio Aguilar-Gaxiola, MD, PhD, MS; & Bobby Peña which was included in the Fall 2020 issue of California Family Physician Magazine as part of “Focus On Health Equity” which included commentary from numerous organizations on the topic.

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