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!
Public Charge: What is it and how does it affect patients?
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?
2019 Austin Advocacy Days
Every legislative session, Doctors for Change travels to Austin to advocate for a healthcare agenda which strives to improve healthcare outcomes for all Houstonians. These trips provide the opportunity for DFC members and friends to meet our representatives and collaborate to … [Read more...] about 2019 Austin Advocacy Days
Recap: “Research and Reality: The Social Determinants of Health”
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”
“VegOut” With Doctors for Change This March!
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!
Mar. 6: “Casting Light on Blind Spots: Implicit Bias in Health Care”
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”