Letters: One doctor’s message of heartbreak and gratitude

Source: CHICAGO TRIBUNE Original article link:  https://www.chicagotribune.com/opinion/letters/ct-letters-vp-041020-20200409-i43zjipjtffazbmhjo3xlkqtpy-story.html I was on a 12-hour shift recently in the intensive care unit of the hospital I work for, taking care of intubated and ventilated COVID-19 patients. These were some of the sickest patients I have ever managed, and I had the constant fear that one or several of them would die on my … Read More

Chinese organizations mobilized to help fight COVID-19 in Chicago

Source: XinhuaNET Original article link:  http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2020-04/08/c_138955677.htm by Jian Ping CHICAGO, April 7 (Xinhua) — A Chinese American in Chicago sent a plea for donation of face masks for a local hospital. The message, shared from instant messenger and posted to groups on WeChat, generated an immediate response. Yvonne Lau initiated the call for help. Her husband, Shu Chan, works as … Read More

Chicago Chinese Community Anti-COVID-19 Fund Drive Recipients

Note:  Some masks are still on the way. Some hospitals have already received the masks after approval, some are still waiting for the masks , and some are still in the process of approval. We first send masks’ pictures and disclaimer to the hospital. The hospitals need to sign the agreement before we send out the masks. Updated on 05/22/2020 … Read More

March 2020 McK-UDOS Newsletter

Started Meeting at 12:08pm   No newsletter was sent in January, but we will send a newsletter before next meeting  Our Community Talks event fully received by the attendees and provided positive feedback.  Prescription drug disposal card to be printed. Saul made adjustments from the suggestions from the previous meeting. We want to be able to have it available in English, Spanish and Chinese.  We created brochures to help the community … Read More

Chicago Chinese Community Anti-COVID-19 Fund Drive Donation List

Chicago Chinese Community Anti-COVID-19 Fund Drive Donation List Updated on 05/22/2020 10:00AM 40,000 Medical Masks (Joint Donors) : American Fujian Chamber of Commerce,全球友谊交流基金会,琯头拱屿乡亲联谊会,美国拱屿总商会 20,000 Medical Masks Donor: Midwest Asian Health Association 5,000 Medical Masks Donor: 江西省海外交流协会、世界江西同乡联谊会 2,100 Medical Masks,  100 KN95 Masks &  200 Protective Coveralls Donor: Yuan Deng/Xinyu Li 3,000 Medical Masks Donor Amy Cui $9250 Donor:  芝加哥168健身队(includes below … Read More

Chicago Chinese Community Anti-COVID-19 Fund Drive

Co-Sponsors: In light of the coronavirus (also known as COVID-19) outbreak in the United States, there is an urgent need to find different ways to prevent the outbreak from becoming an epidemic. Currently, the number of Illinois residents infected with COVID-19 is rising. Medical supplies are short, and people are worried. As a result, initiated by the Chicago North Shore … Read More


Updated: 02/18/2020 Congratulation to Dr. Airica Steed on being nationally recognized as one of Modern Healthcare’s 2020 honor roll as one of the Top 25 Minority Leaders in Healthcare 2020. Source Article: https://www.modernhealthcare.com/awards/top-25-minority-leaders-healthcare-2020   Airica Steed, Ed.D, MBA, RN, CSSMBB, FACHE, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Dr. Airica Steed serves as Sinai Health System’s Executive Vice President and Chief … Read More

Mental health and unmet needs for mental health care in Asian Americans

Updated on Feb 5, 2020; Author: Yuka  I stepped into my first therapy group at my university when I was in my early twenties. As expected, I was the only Asian, let alone a foreigner. Nobody else had a similar set of struggles that came with immigrant status and cultural-linguistic barriers like I did. I kept secret that I was … Read More