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Ricardo Nuila is a doctor, writer, and associate professor of medicine at Baylor College of Medicine, where he teaches hospital medicine and medical humanities. His articles on health disparities have appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times, The Atlantic, Texas Monthly, and The New England Journal of Medicine. For his work, Ricardo has earned fellowships at MacDowell, Yaddo, the Logan Nonfiction Program, and from the Texas Institute of Letters, which provided him a four month residency with his family on the beautiful 250 acre Dobie Paisano Ranch in the bluff-topped hills of Austin. Ricardo's first book, “The People’s Hospital: Stories and Lessons From a Safety Net Healthcare System” will be published by Scribner in 2021.