June 17, 2024

2019 Annual Conference

Conference Synopsis The Association of Clinicians for the Underserved (ACU) 2019 Annual Conference was centered around the impact of strong health care teams in underserved communities. This conference featured workshop sessions, poster presentations, and guest speakers who introduced exciting and insightful ways to create and maintain strong health care teams serving at-risk populations. Topics for this conference included: Suicide and Substance Use Disorder Treatment in Primary … [Read more...]

Tina Castanares’ Career in Migrant Health

Dr. Tina Castanares has worked tirelessly to serve the migrant community, and particularly farm workers, in Oregon for more than 40 years. In this interview, Dr. Castanares discussed the challenges facing clinicians working for migrants, as well as what she feels needs to be done by policy makers and clinicians to enhance the quality of care migrants are receiving. She also went on to discuss the importance of end-of-life care, and how trans-disciplinary care is making a difference in the … [Read more...]