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Inaugural conference of young Filipino American physicians brings community together amidst pandemic

Asian Journal, Oct. 22, 2020 (Contributor)

October 22, 2020

Inaugural conference of young Filipino American physicians brings community together amidst pandemic

“The dream of creating a national network of Filipino Americans in Medicine started as a conversation many years ago, but it wasn’t until the pandemic occurred that this dream of a nationwide Fil-Am pamilya in medicine became real,” said Robert “Robi” Bucayu, a 4th-year medical student from UC Irvine School of Medicine and the Conference Coordinator.