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Ricardo Nuila

Ricardo Nuila is an attending physician and hospitalist at Baylor College of Medicine and teaches in the Medicine & Society program at the University of Houston Honors College. His essays on clinical ethics and immigration have appeared in the New England Journal of Medicine, and his fiction has appeared in Best American Short Stories 2011, McSweeney’s, the New England Review, and Zyzzyva. He is currently working on a novel.


Taking Care of Our Own

Winter 2015 | Reporting

In Houston, undocumented immigrants have access to some of the nation’s best health care. Could this be a model for the rest of the country?