Category: Newsmakers

Category: Newsmakers

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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MEET THE LPOC BOARD: Dr. Sylvia Diego, Treasurer/Membership Chair
January 31, 2020 Board Bios, Newsmakers, The Latest LPOC Organization

Recently named the recipient of the Network of Ethnic Physicians Organization’s Excellence and Leadership Award, Dr. Silvia Diego has received many recognitions throughout her career.  A career that is flourishing

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CA Right Care Initiative: Sierra Health Foundation Summit of Sacramento Healthcare Leadership & U.S. Surgeon General
August 16, 2019 Newsmakers, The Latest LPOC Organization

On June 24, 2019, Sierra Health Foundation hosted a summit with U.S. Surgeon General, Vice Admiral Jerome Adams, M.D. (pictured seated, center) to discuss the California Right Care Initiative.  With

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Non-English Speakers Face Health Setback If Trump Loosens Language Rules
June 28, 2019 Immigrants, Newsmakers, The Latest LPOC Organization

A federal regulation demands that certain health care organizations provide patients who have limited English skills a written notice of free translation services. But the Trump administration wants to ease those regulations and also no longer require that directions be given to patients on how they can report discrimination they experience.

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Trump Immigration Policies Spark Increased Anxiety and Poorer Sleep for Latino Youth, Study Finds
June 26, 2019 Immigrants, Newsmakers, The Latest LPOC Organization

Migrants are loaded onto a bus by U.S. Border Patrol agents after being detained when they crossed into the United States from Mexico on June 1, 2019, in El Paso, Texas.

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UCSF medical school graduates first undocumented student in its history
May 30, 2019 Diversity, Immigrants, Newsmakers, The Latest LPOC Organization

Jirayut “New” Latthivongskorn, 29, is the first undocumented student to graduate from UCSF’s Medical School.

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