Annual Physicians for Human Rights Asylum Network Training


Saturday, April 28, 2018, 9:30am to 5:00pm


Armenise Ampitheater
The Harvard Student Human Rights Collaborative (HMS Student Chapter of PHR), in partnership with the MGH Asylum Clinic and Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) invites you to our 2nd annual PHR Asylum Network Training. This training will provide an introduction to asylum law and overview the role health professionals can play in the asylum process, by conducting forensic evaluations and preparing medical affidavits for asylum seekers. While this training is geared towards prospective clinician and medical student evaluators, other professionals and all students are welcome to attend. 
Date: Saturday April 28th, 2018
Time: 9:30am-5pm
Location: Armenise 125(D) Amphitheater, 210 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115
Please register for the training here:
General Admission: $50 training fee.* Please purchase your ticket through:
*For Harvard-affiliated clinicians/faculty members, the training fee has been graciously subsidized by internal funding sources. Training is free, but we would welcome any donations if you would like to purchase a ticket! Please bring your Harvard ID on the day of training. Training is free for ALL students! 
PHR Asylum Network Training is required for any student and highly recommended for any clinician who wishes to volunteer with the HMS Asylum Clinic. To work with the HMS Asylum Clinic, clinicians and student evaluators must be affiliated with HMS. Clinicians and students from other institution are welcome and encouraged to attend, and we can assist in connecting you with an asylum clinic at your home institution or with performing evaluations through PHR directly. For any questions or concerns, please contact Sammie Truong at We look forward to seeing you on April 28th!
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