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Clinician-to-Clinician: A Forum for Health Justice

Five on Friday February 28, 2020
By: MCN Admin, Feb. 28, 2020
On Monday, the new public charge rule went into effect. Although the rule affects only a narrow group of immigrants, health centers are reporting that immigrant patients are canceling health services and food assistance for which they are eligible. Many are doing so out of fear, not facts. Clinicians and health access advocates working with immigrant or migrant populations must fight back against... Read More
Jessica Candela Works with Molly Jolliff on a webinar
By: Jessica Candela, Feb. 19, 2020
MCN's Jessica Candela working with Molly Jolliff on a webinar for those who provide support or services to Camp Fire survivors.[Editor’s Note: In November 2018, Northern California's Camp Fire brought tens of thousands of people fleeing from neighboring Butte Creek Canyon, Concow, Magalia, and Paradise to Chico. MCN's California office, located in Chico, stepped in to assist when community... Read More
Five on Friday February 14, 2020
By: Claire Hutkins Seda, Feb. 14, 2020
Happy Valentine’s Day! We at Migrant Clinicians Network are deeply in love in health justice -- and we’ve dedicated our lives to this work, even when it’s tough. Here are a few pieces MCN staff shared this week, with a double serving of the Weekly Win to lift our spirits as we head into the weekend. Amy shared two new pieces from the Union of Concerned Scientists: a report entitled, “... Read More
A clinician checks patient's blood pressure
By: Claire Hutkins Seda, Feb. 11, 2020
El martes, la Corte Suprema de EE.UU. levantó temporalmente una medida cautelar que impedía la aplicación de la nueva regla de carga pública. Esta decisión permite la entrada en vigor de la regla de carga pública a nivel nacional, con excepción de Illinois, donde una medida cautelar a nivel estatal aún sigue vigente. El Departamento de Seguridad Nacional todavía no ha indicado cómo o cuándo... Read More
Five on Friday February 7, 2020
By: Claire Hutkins Seda, Feb. 7, 2020
Whew, it’s Friday! With our ever-faster news cycle -- so much to report! -- lots of health news gets buried under the politics of the day. Five on Friday gives us a chance to dig up some useful and important pieces that you may have missed. Here are five pieces recommended by MCN staff members. Kate shared “Two Worker Deaths in January Show Need for Reforms in US Poultry Slaughterhouses,”... Read More
Clinician talks with patient
By: Claire Hutkins Seda, Feb. 4, 2020
[Nota del editor: Muchas comunidades todavía no se recuperaban del trauma del huracán María cuando Puerto Rico fue azotado por los terremotos. Si bien la historia de recuperación de cada persona es diferente, y cada comunidad tiene sus propias maneras de apoyar en la recuperación de su pueblo, los proveedores de servicios de salud en toda la isla han descubierto que muchos pacientes están... Read More
Five on Friday: January 31, 2020
By: Claire Hutkins Seda, Jan. 31, 2020
Happy Anniversary, Five on Friday! For the last five years, we at MCN have kept you in the loop on the many useful new resources, pertinent news items, and entertaining podcasts that we have found each week. We hope you’ve enjoyed reading our Friday rundown as much as we’ve enjoyed compiling it! Keep sending us your own recommendations… and enjoy your weekend. Karen shared, “US Suicide Rates... Read More
A truck loaded with supplies donated for those impacted by the earthquakes
By: Claire Hutkins Seda, Jan. 30, 2020
[Nota del editor: Esta es la tercera actualización por parte de Marysel Pagán Santana, DrPH, MS, Gerente de Programas en Puerto Rico desde San Juan, Puerto Rico, donde la actividad sísmica continúa alterando la salud y estado emocional de las personas y afectando edificios. Para más información relacionada a los terremotos y el trabajo de MCN hasta el momento, lea nuestras primeras dos... Read More
MCN staff and board at the 2020 Strategic Meeting
By: Claire Hutkins Seda, Jan. 29, 2020
MCN Staff and Board at the 2020 Strategic Meeting in Austin, TX Migrant Clinicians Network marked the new year with its annual in-person strategic meeting, during which the Board of Directors and the entire MCN staff -- from Austin, Rio Grande Valley, California, Puerto Rico, Maryland, New York, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania -- met in Austin to build upon our 2019 successes and launch into... Read More
Five on Friday: Gaps in Disaster Relief for Undocumented
By: Claire Hutkins Seda, Jan. 24, 2020
This weekend, the MCN staff is gathering in Austin for our strategic planning meetings. We get a lot done over just a few days -- and, while we leave the meetings exhausted, we renew our spirits for the year to come. Watch MCN’s social media for photos from our meetings this year! While we were busy prepping for our meetings, on top of our typical workload, we still found time to share some... Read More
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