Medical Education TV Show Sponsored by Medidata Wins Third Capital Emmy® Award
‘Tu Salud Tu Familia’ Program Features Health and Wellness in the Latinx Community, and Helps Promote Diversity and Inclusion in Clinical Trials
September 26, 2022 — “Tu Salud Tu Familia” (Your Health Your Family), a weekly health and medical education program on Telemundo in Washington, D.C. and Connecticut, won the health/medical category at the 64th Capital Emmy® Awards presented by the National Capital Chesapeake Bay Chapter of The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. This is the third Capital Emmy win for the show.
Medidata, a Dassault Systèmes company, is a founding co-sponsor of the program created and hosted by Dr. Fabian Sandoval, CEO and Medical Director of the Emerson Clinical Research Institute. “Tu Salud Tu Familia” includes educational content on important health topics for Latinx audiences.
“We are proud to be supporting the award-winning ‘Tu Salud Tu Familia’ show and its mission to make medical information more accessible to Latinx communities,” said Rama Kondru, co-CEO of Medidata. “We applaud Dr. Sandoval for his dedication to health education and the work of his research institute to bring increased diversity to clinical trials.”
The ‘Tu Salud Tu Familia’ program has been recognized for the past three years by the Capital Emmy Awards for science, technology and health categories. This year’s winning entry is for the episode titled, “Cirugía que Transforma Vidas” (Surgery that Transforms Lives).
“We are honored by this recognition. We started ‘Tu Salud Tu Familia’ to make medical education accessible to our Telemundo viewers and I am proud of how we have lived up to that promise,” said Dr. Sandoval. “Broadening access to clinical trials is an important mission of our work at the Emerson Clinical Research Institute and by extension, our show on Telemundo. We appreciate the support from Medidata as we work to achieve these goals.”
Medidata, along with Genentech, has been sponsoring “Tu Salud Tu Familia” since its inception in 2019, recognizing the importance of sharing medical information with diverse audiences. Medidata is committed to driving greater diversity in clinical trials and broadening patient representation in clinical trials regardless of ethnicity, gender, geographic location, or socioeconomic status.
Tu Salud Tu Familia (Your Health Your Family) is a Capital Emmy-award winning dynamic medical/health news program focused on educating people in the Hispanic/Latinx community. It focuses on health issues, healthy behaviors, and the importance of participating in clinical trials. The show is hosted by renowned physician and researcher Dr. Fabian Sandoval, and features a team of correspondents from across the United States. The Emerson Diversity Health Foundation (EDHF)—a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization—launched Tu Salud Tu Familia in cooperation with Telemundo (WZDC Channel 44) in Washington, DC in 2019.
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