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Dr. Ramos Shares Her Vision with the New York Times

Dr. Ramos Shares Her Vision with the New York Times

Dr. Ramos recently spoke with Soumya Karlamangla of the New York Times to discuss her priorities, why the role of State Surgeon General is important and how California is prioritizing mental health for all. Read the article here.

Dr. Ramos Speaks at the CMA’s House of Delegates Meeting

Dr. Ramos Speaks at the CMA’s House of Delegates Meeting

Dr. Ramos addressed clinicians across the state during the CMA’s House of Delegates meeting on Saturday October 22. During her remarks, she highlighted her key priorities of mental health, reproductive health, ACEs and health equity and underscored her commitment to...

“Le hemos dado forma a California. Somos California.”

“Le hemos dado forma a California. Somos California.”

Siento un profundo agradecimiento y determinación en este Mes de la Herencia Latina. Quiero dedicar un momento para destacar a lideresas y líderes de América Latina: El antiguo Fiscal General de California y actual Secretario de Salud de Estados Unidos, Xavier...

“We have shaped California. We are California.”

“We have shaped California. We are California.”

I feel a deep sense of gratitude and purpose this Latino Heritage Month. I want to take a moment to highlight a few Latino and Latina leaders: Former Attorney General of California and current U.S. Health Secretary Xavier Becerra is the first Latino to hold his...

La Dra. Diana Ramos habla con Univision sobre su nuevo cargo

La Dra. Diana Ramos habla con Univision sobre su nuevo cargo

Univision habló recientemente con la Dra. Diana Ramos, la primera hispana en ocupar el cargo de Cirujana General de Salud Pública de California. En la entrevista, Ramos compartió dos prioridades esenciales en las que hará hincapié. Ver la entrevista completa de...

Dr. Diana Ramos Appointed Surgeon General

Dr. Diana Ramos Appointed Surgeon General

Governor Gavin Newsom today announced the appointment of accomplished public health leader Dr. Diana Ramos as California Surgeon General. Dr. Ramos has more than three decades of cross-cutting experience and expertise with a focus on health equity and reproductive...

Educator Shares Trauma-Informed Classroom Strategies

Educator Shares Trauma-Informed Classroom Strategies

The third video in the ACEs Storytelling series captures the game-changing power of trauma-informed education at Laguna High School in Sonoma County. Watch as Mishale Ballinger of the Sonoma County Office of Education shares her experience working with Principal Allie...

The COVID Vaccine For Kids 6 Months & Older: What Parents Should Know

The COVID Vaccine For Kids 6 Months & Older: What Parents Should Know

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently authorized the COVID vaccine for children 6 months and older. For parents and caregivers with questions, read Acting Surgeon General Dr. Devika Bhushan’s column at healthychildren.org--a parenting website from the...

Acting Surgeon General Participates in Youth Mental Wellness Now Summit

Acting Surgeon General Participates in Youth Mental Wellness Now Summit

On Wednesday, June 15, Acting Surgeon General Dr. Devika Bhushan participated in a panel, We Know What We Need to Heal: Letting Youth Build Healing-Centered Spaces, as part of a two-day Youth Mental Wellness Summit in Los Angeles hosted by the U.S. Surgeon General and...

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