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.
We will be hosting an official Physicians for Human Rights training on May 6th, 2017, aimed at providing physicians with an introductory skill set in asylum advocacy work. Registration is now closed for the training, but you can still keep up to date by subscribing to our newsletter.
We are also in need of funds to support the training, so if you can, please donate ...
Dr. Jennifer Kasper and Ms. Sabrineh Ardalan will be discussing the executive orders passed by President Trump and the implications they have for immigrant and refugee health from a medical and legal perspective.
Jennifer Kasper, MD, MPH, is a primary care pediatrician at MGH Chelsea Healthcare Center and a faculty member in the Global Health Division at MGH. At Harvard Medical School, Dr. Kasper is an Instructor in pediatrics and Chair of the Faculty Advisory Committee on Global Health. Dr. Kasper has a passion for...
13th is a 2016 documentary by Ava DuVernay named after the Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, which outlawed slavery (unless as punishment for a crime). The documentary explores the history of racial inequality in the United States and argues that slavery is being effectively perpetuated through mass incarceration of African-Americans.
This screening was held in coordination with Harvard Student National Medical Association and the Harvard School of Public Health Women of Coller Collective.
Armenise Auditorium 125(D), Harvard Medical School
Recent high-profile attacks on humanitarian professionals and operations in Syria, Afghanistan, and Iraq call attention to the growing vulnerabilities of humanitarian staff and medical operations in conflict zones. As of June 2016, 757 healthcare personnel have been killed and 382 attacks have occurred on 269 separate medical facilities across Syria alone. One-hundred and twenty-two hospitals have been hit multiple times. The attacks endanger lives...