Month: April 2015

National Infant Immunization Week | Immunization. Power to Protect.

Vaccines are one of the most successful medical advances of all time. Many of the diseases that vaccines prevent today are nearly or entirely eliminated in the United States. To promote the importance and achievements of vaccines, especially in protecting […]

National Minority Health Month | Celebrating 30 Years of the Heckler Report

In 1985, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released the Secretary Task Force Report on Black and Minority Health (Heckler Report). The report documented the pervasive gaps in health experienced by racial and ethnic minorities in the […]

Raising Children with Special Needs: Our Stories | Part II

This month, we are sharing stories written by our patients who have children with special needs. These stories were inspired by an essay entitled Welcome to Holland, written by Emily Perl Kingsley about her experience raising a child with special […]

Raising Children with Special Needs: Our Stories | Part I

When I joined the Charles B. Wang Community Health Center, I was fresh out of residency training. I loved the work that I was doing and loved giving back to the community where I grew up. I learned a lot […]