Written by: Cameron Goff & Tom Fadial The term ‘public charge’ is used by the US government to describe someone who is likely to depend on government benefits. When considering green card applications, immigration officials consider whether an applicant could be classified … [Read more...] about Public Charge: What is it and how does it affect patients?
Author: Melinda Soeung, Access to Care Chair The Access to Care Committee addressed the question of “What Does Medicare for All” really mean in their 2019 forum in August. In order to open this discussion among patients and health care providers, the committee invited experts in … [Read more...] about Recap: What Does Medicare for All Really Mean? [Forum]
Authors: Andrew Bratsman, Meera Namireddy, Anjali Kumar, Padma Swamy MD, EXECUTIVE SUMMARYAlthough immigrants make up one in six residents in Texas, they face unique and consequential barriers to receiving regular, appropriate healthcare. Hampered by both individual and … [Read more...] about Eliminating Healthcare Barriers for Texan Immigrants: A Policy Brief
Introduction to Transgender Health https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=youtu.be&v=3oy8d49QgnM&app=desktop Transgender Health Learning Series Each of the courses are FREE. Anyone can take these courses. All that is required is you Register and create a login … [Read more...] about Creating Culturally Competent Transgender Healthcare
Recipe for Success Foundation was launched in 2005 by Gracie & Bob Cavnar to lead the way in combating childhood obesity by changing the way children understand, appreciate and eat their food and by helping the community provide healthier diets for our kids. We … [Read more...] about Recipe for Success
Authors:Sanemba Fanny MD, Lauren Krenek MD, and Judy Levison MDThe past year was marked by reports of ICE apprehending undocumented immigrants while seeking medical care. Sara Beltran-Hernandez, a 26-year-old woman, was transferred to a detention center while awaiting brain … [Read more...] about Protecting Immigrant Rights Through Stronger Hospital Policies