Empowering Latinx physicians, medical professionals and medical students through education, advocacy & health policy to support their efforts to eliminate health disparity, promote and optimize health and the quality of life for Latinx in California.
Governor Gavin Newsom appointed Dr. Sergio Aguilar-Gaxiola and 14 others to the Governor’s Advisory Council on Physical Fitness and Mental Well-Being, which is tasked with exploring strategies to promote health and wellness among Californians of all ages.Read More
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.Read More
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 flourishingRead More
CA Right Care Initiative: Sierra Health Foundation Summit of Sacramento Healthcare Leadership & U.S. Surgeon General
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. WithRead More
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.Read More
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.Read More