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Number of Latino doctors isn’t keeping pace with population, study says
Los Angeles Times

Every day, chronically ill Latino patients stream into Harbor-UCLA Medical Center’s family medicine clinic.

Some have neglected their health because they’re flummoxed or alienated by the medical system, Dr. Gloria Sanchez believes — in desperate need of care from providers who understand their words and their problems. “Latino physicians tend to be that bridge, this critical piece of healthcare communication,” she said.