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La Familia Health Dismisses CEO After Union is Established

La Familia’s 19 physicians, dentists, nurse practitioners and midwives this week became a bargaining unit represented by the Union of American Physicians and Dentists, under the umbrella of the American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees, more...

Show up Sunday, October 1, 2023, to Discuss Health Care Future

Show up Sunday, October 1, 2023, to Discuss Health Care Future

By Dr. Stuart Bussey, M.D., J.D. La Familia Medical Center is in trouble. The community health center which has provided primary medical care and served rich and poor from pregnancy through old age is in danger of failing. The many passionate doctors, nurse...

La Famila Health Medical Providers Form a Union

La Famila Health Medical Providers Form a Union

Photo by: Gabriela Campos/The New Mexican La Familia Health medical staff members have formed a union to counter what they describe as a “toxic environment” at an organization that takes care of patients regardless of income, insurance or legal status. Physicians,...

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Every year UAPD sponsors and endorses state legislature bills that are beneficial to working doctors and those they care for.

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Know Your Rights

Union members have the right to union representation at any meeting with management that they reasonably believe may lead to discipline. These are called Weingarten Rights.

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As the year progressed, our members demanded to have a stronger voice in health decisions affecting their patients, especially concerning public health decisions.

– UAPD President Stuart Bussey, MD, JD

With greater strength and diversity comes an opportunity and responsibility to comment upon health issues that affect our members, their patients, and the public in general.

– UAPD President Stuart A. Bussey, MD, JD

Traditional physician interactions are being altered in this 21st-century pandemic.

– UAPD President Stuart A. Bussey, MD, JD