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

Centro SOL Community Service Award

9.16.2016 – Centro SOL launched the Hispanic Heritage Month with two celebrations: on September 13 at the undergraduate campus at Johns Hopkins University, a documentary screening that shared the stories of undocumented Latino students who demonstrate that perseverance, hard work, and dreams can never be defeated. And on September 16 with the Liver Rounds at the School of Medicine, an opportunity for students and faculty to meet out of a classroom setting. During the Liver Rounds, it is our pleasure to award two outstanding members of the Hopkins family who dedicate their time to support our mission and serve the most … Continue reading

Reading and connecting

July 7.- ¡Grandes noticias! Great news Centro SOL has been awarded by the B’More Read More organization with a Little Free Library to be placed at our Children’s Medical Practice at Johns Hopkins Bayview. With this project, we connect Baltimore Latino families to programs promoting reading and school readiness. Books will be available at no cost at the clinic for any children and their families, and we are planning to stuck it with bilingual books, to reduce the language barrier to make this experience mom-child more pleasant. The B’More Read More is a coalition part of the Fund for Educational Excellence

Social Worker award: Flor Giusti awarded for her support to the community

Inspired to Inspire: Champions and Visionaries Award – Issued by the Baltimore’s Mayor Inspirado a Inspirar: Campeones y Visionarios – Otorgado por Alcaldesa de Baltimore (English below) Flor es un ejemplo de mujer que inspira a los demás. Su título es de Master en Trabajo Social,pero ella hace mucho más que eso. La verdadera pasión de Flor es el empoderamiento de los demás. Su profundo compromiso para hacer a otros crecer ha sido demostrado en sus más de 20 años de trabajo con las mujeres y familias de Baltimore incluyendo 16 años trabajando con víctimas de violencia doméstica. Flor ha … Continue reading