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Santa Clara Valley Healthcare Celebrates National Latina/o/x/e Physician Day On September 27

Santa Clara Valley Healthcare (SCVH) will proudly host a celebration for its Latina/o/e/x physician community on September 27 in advance of National Latine Physician Day, which occurs annually on October 1. Latine Physician Day was established in 2022 to raise awareness of the shortage of Latine physicians across the country. Where the demographic represents nearly 20% of the country’s population, the national physician population hovers at just under seven percent.

Betty Duong – Chief of Staff, County of Santa Clara Supervisor Cindy Chavez
Dr. Angela Suarez - Primary Care Medical Director, Santa Clara Valley Healthcare
Dr. Rachel Ruiz - M.D. Pediatric Gastroenterologist, Santa Clara Valley Healthcare
Dr. Hugo Mora – Doctor and mentor to countless Latine physicians
Dr. Cesar Padilla – Co-Founder of National Latine Physician Day
Leilani Jones – Executive Director of Health Equity and Improvement, Santa Clara Valley Healthcare

Wednesday, September 27, 2023
12:30 p.m.

Santa Clara Valley Medical Center
Renora Park
751 S. Bascom Ave.
San José, CA

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