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COVID-19: Vulnerable Populations and Palliative Care: Call F

COVID-19: Vulnerable Populations and Palliative Care: Call for Social Justice
Thursday, July 9, 2020 | 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Program Fee:
This program is free
Register through the Network for Public Health Law 

In this third program of the series, interdisciplinary speakers will discuss the impact of the pandemic upon diverse vulnerable populations, including Black/African Americans and Latinx, persons with disabilities, immigrants, persons who are incarcerated, older adults, nursing home residents, and persons who are homeless. The central role of palliative care across all systems will be addressed and a trauma-informed perspective in working with those affected by the pandemic, as well as the critical importance of workforce education and training. 

Heather A. Hatcher
, Esq., MPH, Member, New York City Bar Association Health Law and Science and the Law Committees

Thomas Caprio, MD, University of Rochester, FLGEC
Christopher Comfort, MD, Calvary Hospital, Collaborative for Palliative Care
Mary Beth Morrissey, Esq., PhD, MPH, NYSBA HLS Public Health Law Committee Co-Chair, Member, New York City Bar Association Immigration and Nationality Committee and Immediate Past Chair, Bioethical Issues Committee, FLGEC,  and Collaborative for Palliative Care
Geoff-Kagan Trenchard
, Esq., NYC Anti-Violence Project, Former member, New York City Bar Association Immigration and Nationality Law Committee

Sponsoring Committees:
Bioethical Issues, Alan Jeffrey Brudner, Chair
Health Law, Brian T. McGovern, Chair
Immigration and Nationality Law, Victoria F. Neilson, Chair
Science and Law, Aileen Nielsen & Marta Delsignore, Co-Chair

Sponsoring Organizations:
The Network for Public Health Law
New York State Bar Association Health Law Section, Public Health Law Committee
University of Rochester Medical Center Finger Lakes Geriatric Education Center (FLGEC)
Collaborative for Palliative Care

New York City Bar Association 42 West 44th St New York, NY 10036 UNITED STATES

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