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May 19, 2016

A powerful, must-read essay written by Dr. Olayiwola, published in Annals of Family Medicine Journal.

Medicine has historically been a field where the provider of the service (physician, nurse) has a significant amount of power as compared with the recipient of the service (the patient). For the most part, this power is relatively consistent, and the power dynamic is rarely disrupted. In this essay, I share a personal experience
in which a racist rant by a patient seemingly reverses the power dynamic.  Read the full essay here.

Apr 25, 2016
Melissa Crisp-Cooper in yoga class

Drs. Clarissa Kripke and Kevin Grumbach are featured in  this video series focused on improving health care access for people with disabilities. These brief videos, produced by the Special Hope Foundation, address supported decision-making and cultural sensitivity in the health care setting.  Click here to view the videos.


Apr 18, 2016
Image of Recipients of the California Achievement Award

Congratulations to Michael Potter who was recently awarded the first annual “California Achievement Award” from the California Colorectal Cancer Coalition, in recognition of the contribution of the FluFIT Program to colorectal cancer screening activities in our state.

Click here for more information on the FluFIT Program.

To read more about the award, click here.