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Articles by Krissia Rivera Perla (2)

Rivera Perla ’15 MD’22: Naturalization is a COVID-19 public health intervention

Op-eds, Opinions

Rivera Perla ’15 MD’22: Naturalization is a COVID-19 public health intervention

February 7, 2021 0 comments

My phone vibrated with text after text in my scrubs’ top pocket as I placed a hidden stitch under the surface of my patient’s skin. It was June 18, 2020 and I knew the rush of notifications meant that the Supreme Court had ruled on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

Op-eds, Opinions

Rivera Perla ’15 MD ’21: Increase undocumented student representation in medicine

April 24, 2018 3 comments

In recent years, American medical schools have publicly committed to enhancing the diversity of their student bodies.