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 Apr. 25: “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”
Join Doctors for Change as we kick off our 12th year of working towards a healthier Houston! Come and relax after work with us, share your story, and network with other professionals who are passionate about improving access to care in Houston. Light bites will be provided and … [Read more...] about Feb. 23: DFC’s 12th Anniversary Happy Hour
Doctors for Change is proud to partner with Houston Methodist and Harris County Public Health to bring you "Comprehensive Care: The Role of Mental Health," the first of a series of continuing education events directed towards physicians, nurses, case managers, social workers, … [Read more...] about Mar. 2: “Comprehensive Care: The Role of Mental Health”
To our wonderful family of supporters, leaders, collaborators and community members: Doctors for Change wishes you a happy new year! As we turn the page on a challenging and momentous year for our great city of Houston, we at DFC are picking up right where we left off by … [Read more...] about DFC 2018: Continuing to Rebuild a Healthier Houston Together