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January 28, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Third Annual Connecticut Medical Legal Partnership Conference
presented by Center for Children’s Advocacy, Connecticut Veterans Legal Center, and Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy at Yale Law School
 
Connecticut Medical-Legal Partnerships in the COVID-19 Era
 
Addressing the Health Equity Divide

January 28, 2021 from 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Introductions and Welcome
​Jay Sicklick, Deputy Director, Center for Children’s Advocacy 
Co-Sponsor Introductions: Liam Brennan, Executive Director, Connecticut Veterans Legal Center; James Bhandary-Alexander, Legal Director of the Medical-Legal Partnership at the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy, Yale University School of Law; Ada Fenick, MD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics (General Pediatrics), Medical Director, Medical-Legal Partnership 


Keynote ​Address
How Medical-Legal Partnerships Are Poised to Address a Post-COVID-19 World 
Bethany Hamilton, Co-Director, National Center for Medical Legal Partnership

 

Breakout Sessions Part I
Ethnic Disparities in the COVID-19 Era on a Day to Day Basis: How Partnerships Have Adapted
Session 1: Starting Up and Integrating a MLP in the Age of COVID
Facilitators: Linda Allard, Staff Attorney, Greater Hartford Legal Aid; Christina Mills, Assistant Clinical Professor in the Child Study Center (Social Work); Program Coordinator, Outpatient Clinic, Yale Child Study Center; Kathryn Meyer, Senior Staff Attorney, Medical-Legal Partnership Project; Director, Speak-Up Initiatives
Session 2: Screenings and Data Collection – What We Have Learned
Facilitator: Cinthia Johnson, Deputy Director, Connecticut Veterans Legal Center


Breakout Sessions Part II
Systemic Intervention: How MLPs are Addressing Systemic Inequities
Session 1:  Telehealth, Tele-law and Addressing the Technology Gap – Exploring the Great Divide
Facilitators: Daren Pruslow, Staff Attorney, Connecticut Veterans Legal Center; Ada Fenick, MD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics (General Pediatrics), Medical Director, Medical-Legal Partnership 
Session 2: A Utility Case Study
Facilitators: Bonnie Roswig, Director, Disability Rights Project, Medical-Legal Partnership; Kate Bentivegna, Medical Student/MPH Candidate, UCONN School of Medicine; Marilyn Claudio, LMSW, Community Health Centers, Inc. 

Concluding Plenary Session

Legislation & Policy Initiatives for 2021: What’s On the MLP Agenda? 
Facilitators: James Bhandary-Alexander, Legal Director of the Medical-Legal Partnership at the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy, Yale University School of Law; Lisa Puglisi, M.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine (General Medicine); Core Faculty, Yale Program in Addiction Medicine; Rebeca Vergara Greeno, Medical Student, Yale University School of Medicine; Jay Sicklick, Deputy Director, Center for Children’s Advocacy 

 

 

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January 28
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9:30 am - 12:30 pm
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Zoom

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Bonnie Berk
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