Latino Physicians of California (LPOC) Symposium: Creating a Movement for Change 2016

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The Latino Physicians of California (LPOC) Symposium “Creating a Movement for Change 2016,” brought together top leaders from across the state to discuss the healthcare and health disparity issues of significance to Latino physicians and the communities they serve. The LPOC is the largest Latino physician group in California.

The Latino Physicians of California hosted focus groups, held special meetings and interviewed the leading Latino Physicians across the state to determine the key issues of concern for Latino physicians.  As a result, in 2015 the LPOC conducted the first of its kind Latino Physicians Needs Assessment Survey (LPNAS).  The LPNAS findings have been released publicly to will be revealed and published statewide to inform the public of the concerns most troubling to Latino physicians in the state.  Press events will be designed to inform, to engage garner support and lead others to join LPOC in efforts to create a Movement for Change.

Creating a Movement For Change”  gathered healthcare professionals, healthcare providers, health educators and community advocates who believe that the findings of the Latino Physicians of California survey results warrant action and support.

Featured speakers included:

  • Jose Alberto Arevalo, MD, FAAFP, Board Chair Latino Physicians of California, Senior Medical Director, Sutter Health Independent Physicians
  • Joaquin Arambula, MD, California Assemblyman, 31st District
  • Sergio Aguilar Gaxiola, MD, PhD, Vice Chair Latino Physicians of California, Professor of Clinical Medicine, Director of Center for Reducing Health Disparities, UC Davis School of Medicine
  • Sandra Hernandez, MD, Chief Executive Officer California Healthcare Foundation
  • Efrain Talamantes, MD, MBA, Latino Physicians of California Legacty Leader, Associate Director Center for Reducing Health Disparities, UC Davis School of Medicine
  • Congressman Raul RuizMD Representing California’s  36th District

 

 

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