Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences Downtown Campus, 955 Main StDozoretz Auditorium (Room 2220A&B)
This training is open to all licensed healthcare providers, attorneys, and medical students. Residents and fellows are also encouraged to attend. Learning objectives include summarizing immigration and asylum processes in the United States, discussing the important role of forensic documentation in the asylum process, learning how to diagnose and evaluate the variety of presentations of sequelae of human rights abuses. A special focus will be on how to integrate health professional skills within the legal framework to prepare a medical-legal affidavit in support of an asylum seeker.