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Kellie Schmitt's Blog

As the country faces a deluge of older patients, emergency departments nationwide are seeking... more »
posted 12/03/18
We asked two leading policy experts from both sides of the aisle for their take on what the... more »
posted 11/09/18
Starting treatment for opioid addiction in the hospital may seem obvious, yet it often doesn't... more »
posted 10/08/18

Kellie Schmitt's Work

Kern's physicians come from many far-flung corners of the globe. Dr. Carlo Amazona originally from the Philippines shares how his experience growing up with no doctor made him becoming one.

Dr. Elyzabat Tadros shares her journey to become a doctor from her native Sudan to her current home in Bakersfield.

Kern's physicians come from many far-flung corners of the globe. This piece takes a look at several compelling personal journeys.

Collaborative Reporting

Recently signed legislation capped a big year for efforts to combat a regional disease long overlooked by lawmakers.