There’s no denying it: I fit the model minority stereotype—or the notion that all Asians are academically-gifted high achievers and hard workers—to a tee.
As the war of words begins ahead of the 2016 election, it seems immigration reform is going to once again be a hot topic. There have already been some strongly-worded statements made on the subject.
Although I’m not a clinician, I have great appreciation for how long and challenging the education process is for our health care workforce. So, the idea of going through it twice is daunting.
My first job out of college was working for Salud Family Health Centers as an Americorps volunteer. Back then, a novel approach to providing community health education was just making inroads in Commerce City, where I was based.