C8: The Medical – Legal Partnership: An Innovative Strategy to Address Social Determinants of Health
October 30, 20189:45 am - 11:00 am
Theresa Brabson, Dr. Jeremiah Goldstein, Lindsey Alexander, Esq.
Attorneys and healthcare providers will present on the effectiveness of addressing housing issues through the Medical-Legal Partnership (MLP) Model, an interdisciplinary approach that emphasizes proactive screening for housing issues within the healthcare setting. Presenters will explore the impact of housing on health and will discuss the legal remedies available to address substandard housing and evictions. Presenters will also share their experience advocating for city-wide housing policy changes as a multi-disciplinary team of advocates.
Moderator & Speaker: Theresa Brabson, Director, Medical-Legal Partnership Initiative, Legal Clinic for the Disabled
Speakers: Dr. Jeremiah Goldstein, MD, St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children; Lindsey Alexander, Esq., Legal Clinic for the Disabled.