The past few months have underscored the importance of staying curious in all my endeavors.
These are just a few of my thought-provoking favorites from the past year detailing public health, life in the South, and people working to make positive change in the region.
Today, CHCs are responsible for serving as the primary source of care for over 28 million patients in over 13,000 communities all across the nation. Yet these widespread facilities originated in the Mississippi Delta as an innovative solution to the health disparities plaguing the region.
“Exploring those issues and how people have responded and what actions and strategies they’ve taken can be very illuminating, not just for the Delta, but for the country as a whole.”
Public health encompasses more than statistics; it is the lived experiences of individuals, families, and communities.
In this blog post, Sofia Weiss Goitiandia writes about the centrality of narratives and storytelling in medicine. Long story short: in healthcare, the words we use matter.