• Co-Authors:Lorena Del Pilar Bonilla, MD, Franklyn Rocha-Cabrero, MD, Claudia Alejandra Alvarez, DO and Lily Ostrer, MD As physicians, we are advocating for patients suffering from COVID-19 in Florida. Since the initial detection of SARS-CoV-2 (severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2) in Wuhan, China back in December 2019, it has turned into a global pandemic. The… Read more

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  • As coronavirus cases continue to surge in record-breaking numbers across the United States, hospitals around the nation are straining under the dramatic influx of patients. Exacerbating this significant stress on healthcare professionals nationwide is the uncertain arrival dates of foreign-national medical interns and fellows who effectively became stuck in their home countries as of July… Read more

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  • On Wednesday May 17, 2017, a Know Your Rights workshop was held at CIR’s NYC office with experts from the NYC Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs, NY Immigration Coalition, NY Legal Assistance Group, CIR Legal Services, and Cambridge Health Alliance.  Residents received information on immigrant patient rights, resources to share with their patients, and information… Read more

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