As a kid, Joel Torres, M.D., spent summers working the fields to help feed his family. He grew up and traveled the country for the best education. Now he’s back home, a doctor working to make the Rio Grande Valley healthier.
When a child dies at birth, tests and medical procedures suddenly stop. Years ago, this was also where the patient’s care ended. Today, nurses are realizing this is a critical moment when the standard of care should strengthen.