By: Lauren Krenek, MD HEAL Committee Chair [email protected] www.doctorsforchange.org/heal My role as a pediatrician frequently involves advocating for a child in many small ways in their daily lives. During the course of one visit, I may send a note to their … [Read more...] about Vote for Child Nutrition
Today is Opioid Misuse Prevention Day. According to The University of Texas Health Science Center School of Biomedical Informatics, Houston sees one opioid-related death every 32 hours. As healthcare providers, we have the opportunity to support and treat individuals with opioid … [Read more...] about Today is Opioid Misuse Prevention Day
“The views and opinions expressed are those of the individuals writing this post and do not express the official policy or position of any specific healthcare organization.” Written by:Abhinav Totapally, MD Pediatric Resident Ana C. Monterrey, MD, MPH … [Read more...] about How Do We Feed Our Kids During COVID?
Template for Health Workers to Submit a Public Comment on the Proposed HUD Rule Deadline: Sept 22nd, 11:59 PM EDT From: https://housingsaveslives.org/ INSTRUCTIONS: Go to the Federal Register. Click “Comment Now” on the right side. Copy directly into the text … [Read more...] about Template for Health Workers to Submit a Public Comment
ABOUT THE HACKATHON The Rice-Columbia COVID-19 Health Policy Hackathon, organized by undergraduate students at Rice and Columbia, is seeking mentors for the weekend of August 7-9. This 36-hour policy challenge aims to bring Houston and NYC college students together to design … [Read more...] about COVID-19 Health Policy Hackathon
On Friday, June 12, 2020, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released a rule change to Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) to eliminate all protections from discrimination for transgender and non-binary people by changing the definition of gender to a … [Read more...] about Doctors for Change Opposes the HHS rule change to Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act