According to a recent publication by the Robert Graham Center, the number of family physicians practicing high-volume obstetrics (more than 50 deliveries per year) dropped by over one-half from 2.3 percent of practicing family physicians in 2003 to 1.1 percent in 2016. In small corners of the country, though, innovative training programs continue to foster these skills among learners and build supportive communities for family physicians to safely practice obstetrics.Read More
Highlighting the experiences of patients who trust Unity Health Care with their health and well-being.
When she was 12, Emmeline Donis Funes went to Columbia Road Health Services in D.C., and first met with Dr. Rona Schwartz, medical director and a family medicine physician who has been with the clinic going on 15 years, the last seven being part of the Unity family.Read More
When 20-something Sayra Molina discovered she was pregnant last year, she wasn’t quite sure what to do. She wasn’t sure if she wanted to have the child and wasn’t confident enough to know if she could handle it.
She met with Robin Watkins, Certified Nurse Midwife at Unity, and quickly had her fears alleviated and questions answered.Read More
A recent study by the Committee on Health Care for Underserved Women revealed that women and families are the fastest growing segment of the homeless population, with 34% of the total homeless population composed of families and 84% headed by women.Read More
Domestic violence, kidnapping, rape, gangs—these are just some of the issues that women immigrants who come from El Salvador have faced in their lives and when they come to DC, Unity Health Care tries to help them cope.Read More