PHD will be participating in a panel titled “The Courage to Educate: Undocumented Medical Students” in which Loyola University will present and discuss their historic decision to accept undocumented students into Stritch School of Medicine.
Pre-Health Dreamers will be presenting on the barriers that exist for undocumented pre-medical students.
PHD will be speaking on the “Intersections of Immigration & Health Care”–detailing how the historic ACA will or will not (read:it won’t) help insure undocumented immigrants, as well as the health care options that are available in light of these exclusions.
Nursing Without Borders
Heather reveals stories of undocumented persons who lack access to healthcare, the complexity of healthcare access for individuals with the healthcare reform, first hand accounts of health professionals who care for immigrants and the story of an undocumented nurse.
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Pre-Health Dreamers on KWMR West Marin Community Radio!
PHD’s very own Denisse and Angel were guest on KWMR’s Epicenter radio show. They both discussed the impacts of Immigration Reform and the Affordable Care Act on the health of undocumented immigrants.
Follow this link to stream the show: http://kwmr.org/blog/show/5349
Pre-Health Dreamers and E4FC Partner for Creative Writing Program!
Calling All Bay Area Pre-Health Dreamers:
This summer from July 8th to August 25th E4FC and PHD will partner to host an Immigration and Healthcare creative writing course. We invite all young undocumented people in the local Bay Area to join the healthcare course.
In these workshops, you’ll explore creative writing as a way to communicate your experience in a compelling way. You’ll write personal narratives based on your immigration story, share and discuss your narratives with other undocumented young people, and finally, present one polished story at E4FC’s summer celebration on August 25th.
Applications Are Due by June 23rd: http://goo.gl/3k4pn (Follow this link for more details)
Please note: There is NO cost for participating in these workshops.
Stay Informed About Healthcare Issues in Immigration Reform
Hot Off the Press!
ATTENTION all undocumented pre-med students! Be sure to check out our first Medical School FAQ guide for answers to all the essential questions.
Can you attend medical school? How do you talk about your status in your application — should you?….and more!