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MOLA as a Bilingual Leader in the Community During COVID-19
MOLA is dedicated to being an expert source for medical communication in Spanish in medicine and our community to educate the public about COVID-19. It is important to remain informed and educated during the pandemic and protect our community, especially those that are most vulnerable and at risk. During the past month, MOLA members participated in interviews with the media, led webinars, and participated in panels to report critical information to keep our community safe.
 
If you are looking for COVID-19 resources please refer to information provided by the Medical Spanish Task Force here.
MOLA in the News! MOLA Doctors Informing the Community
MOLA Members participated in various Spanish media interviews to provide high quality health information about staying safe during COVID19 pandemic with our Spanish-speaking community. Dr. Ortega, Dr. Moreira, and Dr. Luna, and others were interviewed and reported information regarding our current COVID-19 pandemic. You can watch the interviews at the links below.
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Paid Internship Program with MOLA: A Wealth of Opportunity with Today’s Hispanic/Latino Leaders
In alignment with MOLA’s mission, the MOLA Internship (Preceptorship) Program is designed to provide the selected candidate with a wide range of learning opportunities to build skills for the healthcare industry, with emphasis on non-for-profit, Health Administration, Public Health and Health Professional Associations. 
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¡Felicidades! Dr. Patricia Téllez-Girón is named one of Time’s 27 People Bridging Divides Across America
Dr. Patricia Téllez-Girón, one of our Wisconsin MOLA leaders, joins 26 other people named by Time Magazine across the United States who have worked towards unity.
 
You can see Dr. Téllez-Girón’s Time entry here.
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The Federal Stimulus: What’s in it for us?
The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, otherwise known as the “CARES Act,” provides critical unemployment assistance, small business relief, and funding for health care that will benefit Latino families and businesses. Unfortunately, many essential benefits will not be available to millions of immigrants and their families, possibly including mixed-status families with U.S. citizen children.
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Physicians in the Front Lines of COVID-19: Immunity from Civil Liability
The Chicago Medical Society urged the governor a week ago to grant tort immunity to physicians during this unprecedented outbreak across our city, state, and nation.
 
They are pleased to inform you that Governor J.B. Pritzker has issued an executive order granting all physicians working at the coronavirus pandemic frontlines immunity from civil liability.
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Heartland Health Centers seeking N95 mask Donations
As you are certainly aware, the COVID-19 pandemic is accelerating in Illinois. Heartland Health Centers need your support during this time to ensure our patients and front- line staff are safe and healthy.
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MOLA's Education and Research Committee is launching Research in Progress Webinars
Are you interested in presenting your research to an attentive, interested, knowledgeable and unintimidating group of Latinx colleagues? You will receive constructive feedback and you may even find collaborators or new ideas! Researchers at every level are invited to present research in progress at any stage and about any topic.
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Developing MOLA's Medical Student Infrastructure and Achieving Greater Member Participation and Networking
MOLA appreciates student involvement and their commitment to engage other students in MOLA's mission of service and academic development. We would like to start the 2020 year by providing opportunities for students and provide support on behalf of MOLA.
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Check out Exciting Internship and Job Opportunities!
There are new employment, scholarship, internship and research opportunities.

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