Category: Diversity

Category: Diversity

‘Into the Covid ICU’: A New Doctor Bears Witness to the Isolation, Inequities of Pandemic
April 26, 2021 COVID, COVID, Diversity, The Latest LPOC Organization

KHN reporter Jenny Gold, in collaboration with Reveal from the Center for Investigative Reporting and PRX, spent eight months following one first-year medical resident working on the front lines of the pandemic.

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Meet Dreamer Edgar Velázquez – Navigating Daunting Challenges On Way To Med School
August 27, 2020 Diversity, Immigrants, Students, The Latest LPOC Organization

Edgar Velázquez has taken an unconventional route to medical school.

His story begins in Mexico, where a ruined economy forced his parents to flee their beloved colonial hometown and move to the United States, leaving their children behind.

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Changes in Racial/Ethnic Representation in US Medical School Matriculants
September 24, 2019 Diversity, The Latest LPOC Organization

Even with recent efforts to increase diversity among physicians, there is a deficiency in black, Hispanic, and American Indian or Alaskan Native representation in medical school matriculants, according to a recent article published in JAMA Network Open.

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2019 NEPO Summit: Visit the LPOC Table!
July 17, 2019 Diversity LPOC Organization

The 2019 Network of Ethnic Physician Organizations (NEPO) Summit will be held August 23-24 in Pasadena. Theme: “Standing Up for Health Care in California.”

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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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