When an emergency like COVID-19 occurs, it causes all red alarms to go off for everyone involved. But what happens to those who were already in a crisis before the pandemic hit?
While the benefits of vaccination far outweigh the minimal risks, and data collected from pregnant women who have taken the COVID-19 vaccine so far has been overwhelmingly positive, vaccine hesitancy among expectant African Americans remains.
Going forward there needs to be continued parent and patient education about expectations for recovery post-surgery and proper pain management.
The donation will support the Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science, an historically black private medical school in Willowbrook that trains 28 medical students each year through a partnership with UCLA that was formed following the 1965 Watts riots.
Telehealth has emerged as a viable delivery model of care and in the process has helped to transform the digital patient journey and redefined what the "digital touch" looks like.