Journal of Health Care for the Poor and UnderservedJHCPU Highlights Health of Specific Populations and Sites of Care

The May 2024 edition of ACU’s official Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved continues to celebrate 35 years of publication with its second issue of the year. The health of particular underserved communities comes into focus in articles exploring pediatric and adolescent health, women’s health and sexual minority health, homelessness and health inequities, chronic illness and cancer, and sites of care including free clinics, rural hospitals, and more. This issue also spotlights how funding challenges for the National Health Service Corps impact health workforce staffing shortages in a special ACU column.

Read about these and other crucial topics related to healthcare of underserved populations in the May edition, which features articles such as:

  • “The Lack of Long-Term Funding for the National Health Service Corps Limits the Ability to Address Health Care Workforce Shortages” (ACU Column)
  • “Colorectal Cancer Screening in Free Clinics: A Systematic Review”
  • “Health Care Utilization and Care-seeking Behavior Among Vulnerabilized Sexual Minority Women: A Social-ecological Approach”
  • “Exploring Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Youths’ E-Cigarette Resistance Strategies: Implications for Tobacco Product Use Prevention”
  • “Parent Education and Adolescent Health Outcomes: The Potential Role of Adolescent Academic Intention”

ACU Members: remember to log in using the special link in our member portal for free access to this and other issues. The Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved is the official peer-reviewed journal of the Association of Clinicians for the Underserved (ACU) and focuses on contemporary health care issues of medically underserved communities.

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