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.
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.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
The “essential workers” picking American’s food are facing fires, heat waves, and the pandemic, all at once.Read More