The idea of a welcoming health practice that can address the specific needs of LGBTQIA+ patients seems simple enough, but in reality, it requires a deep level of knowledge and skill. Ask yourself: If a patient comes to your health center asking for an HIV prevention plan with prophylaxis, are your clinicians trained to respond? …
How many of you grew up listening to Marlo Thomas, Alan Alda, Rosey Grier, and others singing “Free to Be, You and Me?” The songs and stories expressed the possibilities for me growing up that were not reflected nor reinforced consistently outside of my home. As I grew older, these songs were a soundtrack of …
This experience of a welcoming and inclusive health care provider isn’t unusual. It’s happening at health centers all over the country. Here’s what they are doing.
With correct social data, including SO/GI, we can know exactly how many trans patients receive services at health centers and in turn, health centers can identify opportunities for more culturally and medically adept LGBTQAI+ services.
Asian health centers have been uniquely positioned to support communities in trying times.
Batayola shares why she is drawn to Community Health Center work and what keeps her going.
A new stunning 86-minute documentary film explores the universality of trauma and resilience through the eyes of immigrant and refugee health care practitioners and patients and features a Community Health Center in Lowell, MA
As two Florida health centers show, an understanding of systemic racism and medical history is proving crucial during the COVID-19 pandemic, when many Black Americans are expressing some reluctance to getting vaccinated against COVID-19.
A new video shows Community Health Center physicians describing how they pivoted their operations quickly to respond to COVID-19 and underscores the importance of protecting yourself, family and friends by getting vaccinated.
Here are a few books with female protagonists for each of us to share in spaces where our children, parents, grandparents, and providers gather.