Orthopedic Surgeon Tamara Huff is an engaging surgeon in Waycross, GA. She is an ardent supporter of creating ways to engaging patients in their health care. Why are you committed to the Movement is life Caucus? I believe I can contribute and help the Hispanic and Latino Community to get health care and improve […]
Dr. Jannifer Harper is a board certified Internist and Vice President and Chief Clinical Officer at Anthem and shared with us her reasons why she is part of the Movement is Life Caucus and our efforts to fight health care disparities
Why are you committed to the Movement is life Caucus? I am committed to the Movement is Life Caucus because it is our future.
Why are fighting disparities important? To improve the health of our country’s population to in order to leave a healthier generation for our children.
What is one way to fight unconscious bias? You have to spend time with people who are different than you.
Since the caucus is about movement, can you tell us one thing you do in your health and wellness journey? I enjoy walking and using various fitness apps to track my food intake.
What is one health and wellness resource you value? I value relationships like the ones I have with my family.
By ABIGAIL ZUGER, M.D., in The New York Times: Your relationship with your doctor is affected by the interpersonal chemistry that binds us to some and estranges us from others. Doctors see themselves in some patients, friends and relatives in others, and patients will instinctively experience doctor as parent or sibling, friend or stranger. When your doctor looks at you and sees a mirrored reflection, is that good for you, or bad? Read the entire article here.