Unity Health Care (Unity) will host its inaugural Ladies Choice event to benefit women’s health services this evening at the JW Marriott DC. The event will be emceed by the talented Delia Gonçalves, Reporter WUSA9 and will honor Angela Franco, Former President and CEO of the Greater Washington Hispanic Chamber of Commerce with the first Ladies Choice award.
Say Yes! to your health this National Women’s Health Week by taking steps toward a healthier you.
Led by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office on Women’s Health (OWH), National Women’s Health Week reminds women to take simple, manageable steps to improve their overall well-being.
How This Ob/Gyn Is Uplifting Communities of Color
The medical field has a long way to go when it comes to race, despite what Grey’s Anatomy would have you believe. (Bless you, Shonda, for your unwavering commitment to diversity.) In fact, black people account for only 5.7 percent of medical school graduates in the United States’, according to the Association of American Medical Colleges's most recent available data. While women make up the majority of that figure, estimates pin the number of black, female doctors currently working in America at only 2 percent.
Unity Health Care (Unity) is pleased to announce the inclusion of five doctors in Washingtonian Magazine Top Doctors 2016. Each year, Washingtonian Magazine “invites physicians in DC, Maryland, and Virginia to nominate colleagues, in each of 40 specialties, whom they trust to provide care for their patients.” Below are the medical doctors from Unity selected to appear in the ‘Top Doc’ listing.
Unity Health Care (Unity) now offers patients an accurate, non-invasive, painless option to aid in liver management. FibroScan® is the first device to be FDA-cleared as an aid to management of patients with liver disease. Dr. Gebeyehu Teferi, Chief of Infectious Disease Services, led the initiative on behalf of Unity to obtain a Fibroscan machine to perform liver staging for patients infected with Hepatitis C virus (HCV). The Fibroscan liver staging and can be done at the time of the patient and provider encounter.