DFA Leader Dr. Reshma Ramachandran Offers Testimony at COVID-19 Immunization Hearing

Dr. Reshma Ramachandran speaking during hearing
March 23, 2021 0 Comments

On February 26, 2021, Dr. Reshma Ramachandran, co-chair of Doctors for America’s Drug Affordability Action Committee, appeared before the Health Subcommittee of the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee during a hearing on COVID-19 immunizations. Dr. Ramachandran offered the following comments as part of her testimony; the comments have been updated to reflect changes in …

Health for All Matters – March 2021

March 4, 2021 0 Comments

Recent Happenings In late February, we held the Health for All summit to engage the larger DFA membership in our Health for All work. Twenty-five physicians and medical students joined a Zoom call, which focused on communications, relationship building, and rapid issue response strategy. From the summit, three specific areas of Health for All advocacy …

DFA Leaders Created a Toolkit to Address COVID Vaccine Hesitancy

December 19, 2020 0 Comments

Our patients, staff, family, friends, and delivery drivers have vaccine questions We’ve been listening! We put together a list of questions with honest and frank answers, to open up a conversation with our patients and advocates to address COVID vaccine hesitancy.  Click here to view the Toolkit You can use these commonly-asked questions and their corresponding answers too! Build …

Doctors for America Stand with US Postal Service

August 24, 2020 0 Comments

The alarming changes at the United States Postal Service are actively harming Americans.  The sudden lack of overtime, removal of mail sorting machines, and sabotage of the USPS to perform its basic functions are causing medication delivery delays. Americans depend on mail order medications.  A Kaiser health study in 2019 revealed more than 9 million …

DFA 2020 NLC Healing America Conference Website —check out the tracks!

August 23, 2020 0 Comments

Only 5 More Days……… DON’T MISS Dr Don Berwick  “The Moral Determinants of Health and DFA’s Health for All Work” Saturday, August 29 at 11 AM Eastern And also, DON’T miss Racism as a Social Determinant of Health, and topical issues in Women’s Health. One is the fourth and final plenary of the conference, and …