Downtown LA Dignity Health Docs to Hospital: Where’s the dignity in taking away affordable healthcare for our families?
Los Angeles – Around 30 physicians and nurses rallied at noon today outside California Hospital Medical Center, a Dignity Health facility. The hospital’s 24 Family Medicine residents organized a “Unity Break” and press conference during their lunch in response to the hospital’s proposal to increase healthcare costs for its employees by up to $2,100 a year, […] Read moreFiled under: Blog, Press Releases, Raising Standards
2017 marks 60 years of resident and patient advocacy for the national residents’ union, CIR. Since 1957, CIR has been the voice for residents across the country, elevating training standards for residents and advancing patient care. Through the years, we have made positive changes in our working conditions and well-being, and have helped our patients […] Read moreFiled under: 60th Anniversary Convention, Alumni/Mentorship, Blog, Community, Raising Standards, Statements
On May 17, the residents of Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center (ZSFG, formerly SFGH), voted unanimously to ratify their new contract. Just days ago, on May 12, 2017, in the wee hours of the morning, the CIR bargaining committee, the city of San Francisco, and the hospital administration came to a tentative […] Read moreFiled under: Advocacy, Blog, Contract Victories, Organizing Victories, Raising Standards