Richard Garcia

Richard Garcia, MD, is a pediatrician, physician executive, and author. He holds a medical degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, and a Master of Medical Management from the University of Southern California Marshall School of Business. He trained in pediatrics and pediatric emergency medicine in Los Angeles. He is the editor of Everybody’s From Stockton: Reflections on Race and Medicine in America, a collection of interdisciplinary personal essays (forthcoming 2013). His second collection on health disparities is in progress. He has also published a work of short fiction, Aztecs at the Guggenheim, has completed a novel, Conquistador’s Daughter (not yet published), and is finishing a second novel, Bebop.