GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT

Academic
Studies

Academic
Studies

The Case For Diversity In The Health Care Workforce - Health Affairs - Vol. 21, No. 5: Health Workforce Policy Revisited

The Evolving Surgeon Image - AMA Journal of Ethics - Illuminating the Art of Medicine

Diversity & Inclusion in Surgery - Association of Academic Surgery - The Academic Surgeon

Surgical Treatment of Obesity in Latinos and African Americans: Future Directions - Bariatric Surgical Practice and Patient Care VOL. 13, NO. 1

Minority Representation Among Orthopaedic Surgery Residents - American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

26 Million

26 Million

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Americans have Limited English Proficiency (LEP)

Americans have Limited English Proficiency (LEP)

Only 5%

Only 5%

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U.S. medical school
graduates are Latino

U.S. medical school
graduates are Latino

About 4% 

About 4% 

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of practicing
Surgeons are Latino

of current practicing
Surgeons are Latino

Medical apps, another scalpel of the surgeons

Apps médicas, otro bisturí de los cirujanos

Since I was a child I played doctor, now he has already contributed with that in more than 30 countries and not just diagnosing face to face, but thanks to his applications became tools to give a more accurate treatment to his patients. Aldo Luna has not yet finished his career as a surgeon but says he has a lot of 'medicine' to offer.

"I always saw myself studying medicine. My whole family suffers from diabetes and knowing that it is a very big problem in Mexico motivates me to want to help people, "says the young entrepreneur in an interview for Forbes.com.mx

The idea of ​​the student of the fourth semester of the degree of Medical Surgeon of the Tecnológico de Monterrey about undertaking their own software in applications, arose when doing a volunteer in the National Institute of Medical Sciences and Nutrition Salvador Zubirán (INNSZ) hand in hand with the Dr. Carmen Hernández Cárdenas, "We noticed that there is a big gap between technology and health, which motivated us to start," he says. Go to full story in english...

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Aldo Luna is barely 20 years old but is heading to be an enterprising doctor, he has implicitly diagnosed patients in more than 30 countries thanks to his three applications available in the app store.