Innovations in Clinical Care 2016 – Centro SOL

Johns Hopkins Medicine.- Centro SOL co-directors Dr. Sarah Polk, and Dr. Kathleen Page receive the Innovations in Clinical Care Award which honors the physicians and care teams who embody the best in clinical excellence through collaboration and innovation. This recognizes the team efforts made to improve health care access for Latinos. The accomplishments happen in collaboration with individuals and organizations committed to serve the most vulnerable, in partnership with our neighbors. Dr. Sarah Polk MD, ScM, MHS, Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine: serves as a bilingual (English/Spanish) primary care pediatrician and Medical Director of the Children’s Medical Practice. She is … Continue reading

Vouchers to get flu shots – cupón para vacuna de la gripe

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services – Office of Minority Health HHS and Walgreens collaborate to provide more than $10 million worth of flu shot vouchers for uninsured and underinsured Americans as flu season kicks off. Read press release Download flyer Cupones para obtener vacunas de la gripe Patient calls: 1 800 925 4733 Selects option for Spanish or English Selects option “Otra opción”/”Other option” as the reason for calling Representative will answer the phone in English Patient indicates they don’t speak English, and representative makes the connection with interpreter line It may take a while (patient must be … Continue reading

Centro SOL Excellence in Clinical Care

August 2.- Centro SOL has been awarded with the Innovations in Clinical Care. This award honors the physicians and care teams who embody the best in clinical excellence through collaboration and innovation.  Thank you to our supporters, sponsors, partners, friends, and most importantly community. 

Taller sobre Memoria / Memory Workshop

Loyola Medical Center in Maywood Illinois studies show that approximately 200,000 persons are suffering from Alzheimer’s disease (AD) in the State of Illinois. AD represents 60% of the cause of dementia identified in the Latino community. Onset on AD in the Latino community occurs up to five years early than in the white population. To see a real lasting change in the awareness of AD and, how people in the Latino community perceive it, LAMDA will offer 800 memory tests in Spanish through its principles collaborators to anyone concerned about memory loss or experiencing warning signs of dementia in Chicago, … Continue reading

Meet New Esperanza Center Medical Director in partnership with Centro SOL

We are delighted to introduce the new Medical Director of Esperanza Center Clinic, Dr. Kathryn (Katie) Kline. She is an instructor of General Internal Medicine at Johns Hopkins University, where she maintains a primary care practice at the Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center. She attended medical school at the University of Pittsburgh and completed the Urban Health – Internal Medicine residency at Johns Hopkins. During her medical training, she had the opportunity to work with immigrant patients at several sites in both Pittsburgh and Baltimore. Prior to medical school, she studied Latin American history at Yale University and the University of Maryland … Continue reading