Doctors for Change (DFC) is proud to announce the winners of our 2016 Youth Art, Creative Writing, Media, and Photography Contest! We invited area youth to submit their entries for our art and creative writing contest. The theme was "Healthy for Life," and participants were … [Read more...] about Congratulations to the 2016 Youth Art Contest Winners!
Written by Fatima Syed and Paul George What happens when a child becomes sick? The events may be all too familiar: mom gets a call from the school nurse because her child has a fever and sore throat. She leaves work early, taking him to their pediatrician who reassures her … [Read more...] about Children Deserve Health Coverage Regardless of Immigration Status
In the second landmark decision regarding the Affordable Care Act, the U.S. Supreme Court yesterday in King v. Burwell voted 6-3 to affirm that individuals in any state will remain eligible to receive premium tax credits by purchasing insurance through a healthcare exchange. In … [Read more...] about King v. Burwell: Health Insurance Saved for 1 Million Texans
May 22, 2015 As the 84th Texas Legislative Session begins to wrap up, Doctors for Change (DFC) is beginning to reflect on this past season of advocacy in Austin, Texas. Since the first day of the legislative session on January 13, 2015, DFC has been making consistent trips to … [Read more...] about Advocacy Spotlight on Rice Students 2015
DFC invited Houston area youths to enter our 2014 art, creative writing, photography, and video media contest! The theme was “Celebrating a Healthy Mind and Body.” Participants were asked to tell us what it means to them to be healthy. Congratulations to our winners below and … [Read more...] about Youth Art Competition 2014: Celebrating a Healthy Mind and Body
Dr. Jill Ann Jarrell (DFC) and Dr. Colleen Keough’s article, featured on the Houston Chronicle’s Opinion’s page, describes palliative care and makes the case for why we need more palliative care services in Texas. May 6th, a bill that would establish a palliative care advisory … [Read more...] about DFC Leader’s Op-Ed on Palliative Care Featured in the Chronicle