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Californians, Vote Yes on Prop 16


David Hayes-Bautista, a UCLA Latino Policy and Politics Institute expert, attributes the shortfall of Latino physicians to Proposition 209, which substantially cut the number of Latino U.C. medical school graduates. During the pandemic, as Spanish-speaking Latino patients have been sickened at high rates, they have also sometimes struggled to find physicians who can communicate with … Continued

David Hayes-Bautista, a UCLA Latino Policy and Politics Institute expert, attributes the shortfall of Latino physicians to Proposition 209, which substantially cut the number of Latino U.C. medical school graduates. During the pandemic, as Spanish-speaking Latino patients have been sickened at high rates, they have also sometimes struggled to find physicians who can communicate with them.