The Harvard Student Human Rights Collaborative (HSHRC) invites you to join the Boston Asylum Network Symposium and Training! Both the symposium and training are open to the members of the public. This event is co-sponsored by Physicians for Human Rights (PHR), the MGH Asylum Clinic, and the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative.
On Saturday, October 20, we are hosting the first Boston Asylum Network Symposium to bring together groups working on asylum issues in the Boston area. This symposium will serve as a...
Please join us for a lunch talk with Dr. Nagham Nawzat Hasan. Nagham Nawzat Hasan, MD is a Yazidi activist and medical doctor in Iraq who has focused her career on promoting gender equality, combatting sexual and gender-based violence, and caring for survivors. After ISIS overran the Iraqi district of Sinjar and the surrounding Yazidi villages in 2014, kidnapping thousands of women and girls and holding them as sex slaves, Dr. Hasan dedicated her life to helping survivors freed from captivity and sexual slavery and speaking out on their behalf. In 2016, she received the US State...
Dr. Hanni Stoklosa, Executive Director and Co-Founder of HEAL Trafficking, is an emergency physician at Brigham and Women's Hospital with appointments at Harvard Medical School, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, and the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative. She is a well-recognized investigator, advocate, and speaker focusing on the public health of trafficking survivors in the US and internationally. Come join the Harvard Student Human Rights Collaborative for a discussion with Dr. Stoklosa regarding her education and advocacy work with HEAL Trafficking and trauma-informed care. *...
This presentation will provide an overview of the U.S. immigration system, describe various forms of relief available for those without status, and inform audience members of rights that all inhabitants of this country have when interacting with law enforcement. Attend to better grasp the byzantine legal system that undocumented patients face and protections that may be at their disposal.
Professor Martha Katz and her mother, Marcella Katz, reflect on their joint journey advocating for nuclear disarmament. Drawing from data and personal experiences from the 1960's until now, the talk will interest the policy-oriented, advocates, historians, geriatricians, dentists, public health nerds, the environmentally concerned, and anyone who enjoys a good story. There will be time for discussion and, of course, lots of food. This lunch talk is co-sponsored by Physicians for Human Rights (PHR), Students for Environmental Awareness in Medicine (SEAM), and Citizen Physician.
Physician for Human Rights. Professor Nancy Krieger is an internationally recognized social epidemiologist at the Chan School of Public Health. Her interdisciplinary work brings public health and social justice together, making the case that racism and class inequities drive disease. She will be speaking about health inequities and healthcare for black people.
Violence against healthcare workers is often used as a weapon of war in conflict zones. Over 700 physicians, nurses and other healthcare professionals have been killed due to the conflict in Syria.
The Physicians for Human Rights Student Advisory Board is drawing attention to this issue through an art project in collaboration with NY area artist Rosary Solimanto (https://rosarysolimanto.com/) by collecting 700 white coats from graduating medical students and displaying them prominently in NYC.
Uno Pizzeria & Grill, 280 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115
HMS PHR is hosting a fundraising event at UNO Pizzeria & Grill for dinner on Friday, July 14th. Proceeds will help our student organization with lunch talks on human rights, our new student-led asylum clinic, and advocacy projects that we have been working on.