Category: The Latest

Category: The Latest

Vote for MiMentor thru June 28th!
June 23, 2021 The Latest LPOC Organization

Please join LPOC in supporting MiMentor’s efforts to win the LA2020 Grants Challenge. This grant will help MiMentor launch their Together We Succeed (TWS) program to provide valuable mentorship to LA community college transfer students in an effort to propel them to succeed on their journey of becoming health professionals. This program is designed with the intention of creating a community of mentorship for students to give back to their communities.

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HHS Puts Up $80M to Increase Number and Diversity of Health IT Workforce
June 17, 2021 Diversity, The Latest LPOC Organization

Public health needs better IT systems, better data and a more diverse, educated health IT workforce, and the Biden administration is putting $80 million toward rectifying that situation. The four-year effort will focus on improving data collection—especially around race and ethnicity—and training a more diverse health informatics and technology workforce.

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Badge a poem by Samantha Ceballos
June 11, 2021 ACEs Aware, The Latest LPOC Organization

Child abuse takes many forms and encompasses many types of Adverse Childhood Experiences. Listen to Dr. Alvaro Garza read the poem “Badge” by Samantha Ceballos.

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‘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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COVID – Grief & Hope/Dolor y esperanza by Dr. Connie Casillas
April 14, 2021 COVID, COVID, The Latest LPOC Organization

Click on the image below and listen to Dr. Connie Casillas talk about the grief surrounding COVID, and the hope felt because of the vaccine, and urging people to get

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Staying Safe Until It’s Your Turn to Get the Vaccine
March 11, 2021 COVID, COVID, The Latest LPOC Organization

This article and interview features LPOC Board Member Dr. James Cruz on the topic of staying healthy until vaccines are widely available.

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