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.
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 getRead More
Read this inspiring story of a man working to regain his health and strength following COVID-19, and the Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center in Downey, CA, which has a program specifically designed for patients suffering the symptoms that come in the wake of COVID.Read More
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