Presentation on theme: "The Immigrant Hispanic/Latino Health Workshop sponsored by Hispanic Serving Health Professions School Inc. Stanford Hispanic Center of Excellence (COEDME)"— Presentation transcript:
The Immigrant Hispanic/Latino Health Workshop sponsored by Hispanic Serving Health Professions School Inc. Stanford Hispanic Center of Excellence (COEDME) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
The Immigrant Hispanic/Latino Health Workshop Partnership Hispanic Serving Health Professions Schools, Inc. – A consortium of medical (19) and public health (5) schools – Partnership with CDC to improve Hispanic/Latino Health – Enhance the numbers and training of Hispanics/Latinos in the health professions Stanford Hispanic Center of Excellence Program – Health Resources and Services Administration grant – Center of Excellence in Diversity in Medical Education – Enhance diversity in trainees, faculty, research and curriculum to address the health care needs of our communities
The Immigrant Hispanic/Latino Health Workshop Partnership Presentations on Immigrant Hispanic/Latino Health- Open to Public – Goal: Summarize important topics in the field and identify priorities for research. Faculty Development Workshop- Invitation Only – Goal: Help support the development of junior faculty interested in the field of Hispanic/Latino health.
Immigrant Health: Research and Faculty Fernando Mendoza, M.D., M.P.H. Professor of Pediatrics, Chief, Division of General Pediatrics Associate Dean of Minority Advising and Programs, School of Medicine, Stanford University
2007 Census Data On Foreign Born
Latino Children in Immigrant Families
White Asian/Pacific Black/ Hispanic/ Other Islander African Latino Male Female Source: American Academy of Pediatrics, Division of Health Policy Research, Periodic Survey of Fellows #43, 2000 Race: Pediatricians
Hispanic Medical Student Graduates in 2007 MA-2.3% OH-2.4% PR-1.8% 8 Latino graduates per year per school
Hispanic Faculty 4.2% Latino Faculty
Hispanic Faculty Subgroups 0.6% 2.7 % 0.7%
65% junior faculty
Immigrant Hispanic/Latino Health and Faculty The Knowledge Challenge – Improve our knowledge about immigrant Hispanic/Latino populations and our ability to improve their health. The Workforce Challenge – Maximize the abilities of Hispanic/Latino and other faculty to provide research and education that will improve the health of the U.S. Hispanic/Latino population.