Join Doctors for Change for “Creating Safer Spaces,” a forum on immigrant and refugee health. You will learn and discuss the experiences and barriers that immigrant and refugee families encounter when seeking care, the laws that are precipitating these barriers and possible … [Read more...] about Jul. 10: “Creating Safer Spaces: Improving Healthcare for Immigrant and Refugee Families”
Thank you to all who joined Doctors for Change for our May 9th forum on social determinants of health! Last week's event was a tremendous success and spurred much-needed discussion about this important topic. We would also like to thank our wonderful presenters, Tanweer … [Read more...] about Recap: “Research and Reality: The Social Determinants of Health”
Join DFC for a forum on social determinants of health, screening for unmet needs, and community interventions to address health disparities. Presentations will begin with a broad overview of the social determinants of health and the correlation between these factors and health … [Read more...] about May 9: “Research and Reality: The Social Determinants of Health”
From 2003 to 2016, Texas saw a 19-fold increase in the number of school-aged children with immunization exemptions.1 In 2016, Texas saw four mumps outbreaks, the largest caseload in 22 years.2 These events warrant discussion of the current state of immunization policy in Texas … [Read more...] about May 31: “Immunization Crisis: Future Directions for Physicians and Policy Makers”
March is National Nutrition Month and DFC is participating in the 2018 VegOut! 30 Ways in 30 Days Challenge. Join us as we try and eat 30 different veggies in 30 days! Joining Team DFC is simple! Visit the VegOut! 2018 website on your computer or smart phone to register. Once … [Read more...] about “VegOut” With Doctors for Change This March!
Join Doctors for Change for "Casting Light on Blind Spots," a forum on health care disparities associated with implicit bias. Presentations will define implicit bias specifically in the context of health care and how one can identify implicit bias, as well as its underlying … [Read more...] about Mar. 6: “Casting Light on Blind Spots: Implicit Bias in Health Care”