The American Chinese Medical Exchange Society spring conference took place on April 7 at Harvard Medical School’s Dana Farber Cancer research center’s auditorium. Eight expert speakers presented to more than 100 local doctors and medical researchers day.
Starting from the 1800s, Chinese workers and businessmen have migrated to the United States, establishing families in America for a better life. However, what they might not have expected was a culture clash between them and their children, which has led to struggles between the generations.
THE COMMITMENT, a film by Chinese-American director and actor Albert M. Chan, has been nominated for a 2013 National Association of Social Workers (NASW) Media Award in the category of Best Feature Film.
Maya Lin, designer of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, spoke Jan. 24 to a packed lecture hall at the Boston Central Library in Copley Square. The lecture was part of the “Common Ground” Lowell Lecture Series, part of the Building Boston initiative.
Mental illness has a stigma in the Chinese community, making it difficult for affected individuals to seek help. “Many people feel ashamed about their problems and doubt the treatment,” said George Hsu, a retired professor of psychiatric medicine at Tufts Medical Center, who participated in the series.