Tag Archives: Support

Can’t We Do Better to Support Minorities in Medicine? – MedPage Today

“You’ve heard how successfully each panelist matched for residency and you’ve probably assumed that you can’t relate to us. We’ve all experienced struggle and triumph. I hope by sharing our stories you see yourself in them.” I shared these words with prospective pediatric applicants in a recent virtual webinar. Every year, I seek out a… Read More »

5 Ways to Reconnect With People for Emotional Support in Uncertain Times

We all know the importance of social distancing to help stop the spread of the coronavirus. But when you are away from work for months, away from family and friends, and away from our usual social activities, you can feel increasingly stressed and isolated. We understand that this current reality won’t last forever, but it… Read More »

United Health Foundation donates $5 million to support the homeless, food insecure, during COVID-19 crisis

The United Health Foundation has pledged $ 5 million to support three organizations that help the homeless and those who are food insecure during the COVID-19 pandemic. Of the $ 5 million, $ 2.5 million will go to the National Health Care for the Homeless Council to support both the immediate need for homeless programs… Read More »

Texas anti-abortion groups split over case of 11-month-old on life support

Texas “pro-life” groups are divided over the prospect of removing the respirator and feeding tubes from 11-month-old Tinslee, who was born with incurable heart and pulmonary defects and has been on life support since she was a newborn. Tinslee’s mother, Trinity Lewis, is in a legal battle to keep her daughter alive and receiving medical… Read More »