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
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
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.