By Areana Quiñones, Executive Director of Doctors for ChangeWhile Texas excels in many sectors, on the issue of access to healthcare for working Texans and their children, there is vast room for improvement. It is an unfortunate fact that in 2018, 17.7% of Texas residents — … [Read more...] about Op-Ed: All Texans Deserve Access to Health Care
Greetings,There are multiple pieces of legislation being discussed this week in Austin and actions needed to push for additional health legislation. DFC is calling on all members and partners to call, e-mail, sign letters, and/or provide testimony for all of the following. If you … [Read more...] about DFC Advocacy Alert: Calls to Action for April 12-16, 2021
AUTHORSDerek MacMath MD, Kevin Jiang BS, Navya Kumar BA, Mai-AnhTran Ngoc DO MS, Lou Weaver BA, Timothy Singer MD MSEXECUTIVE SUMMARYLesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer(LGBTQ+) individuals have limited access to culturallycompetent healthcare in Texas because of … [Read more...] about Advancing Equitable Access To Culturally-Competent Healthcare And Protection From Discrimination For All Lgbtq+ Texans: Policy Recommendations For The Texas Legislature
Written by Kaylee Yu, DFC VolunteerMarch 30th, a day to honor medical professionals and the contributions they make to protect the health of people around them. Working in the medical field requires dedication and passion, and now more than ever, it is important to recognize the … [Read more...] about Happy National Doctors Day!
by Martin Osorio Nader, McGovern Medical School In a year that has challenged the United States at every step of the way, heroes have emerged to answer the call of our country’s needs during these trying times. From healthcare workers to emergency … [Read more...] about COVID Vaccine Access Undocumented Immigrants
By: Marisa HudsonHEAL Committee MemberMarisa Hudson is a third-year MD/MPH student at Baylor College of Medicine and UT School of Public Health. Obesity is an increasingly common problem in the Houston area and can cause many health complications, including heart disease, … [Read more...] about Nutrition and Exercise Resources for Houstonians