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Union Doctors at Harbor UCLA Medical Center stage rally after Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department shoots patient
Torrance, CA– CIR-SEIU Resident physicians at Harbor UCLA will stage a rally followed by a short march this evening, October 13, 2020, following the tragic recent shooting of a patient by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department on October 6, 2020.
Who: CIR-SEIU members are the frontline resident physicians covering our emergency departments, operating rooms and clinics at Harbor UCLA Medical Center.
What: CIR-SEIU Residents are outraged that this has happened again near the 5-year anniversary of another patient shooting. Members are calling for urgent measures to address systemic issues in order to ensure the health and safety of patients and staff.
Where: Outside the Harbor-UCLA Medical Center Emergency Department, on 1000 West Carson Street, Torrance, CA 90502
When: Tuesday, October 12, 2020 at 6 PM.
The Committee of Interns and Residents (CIR) is the largest housestaff union in the United States. A local of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), representing over 17,000 resident physicians and fellows. Our members are dedicated to improving residency training and education, advancing patient care, and expanding healthcare access for our communities.