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The Bioethics of Immigration Law

Wednesday, August 21, 2019
5:30pm – 6:30pm

UConn Health
Academic Rotunda

The Bioethics of Immigration Law

Provided by University of Connecticut School of Medicine Office of Community and Continuing Medical Education and Medical Education Teaching & Learning Conference Series

Speaker: Wendy E. Parmet, J.D. Date: August 21, 2019 Time: 5:30-6:30 pm Location: UCHC- Academic Rotunda

Wendy E. Parmet is the George J. and Kathleen Waters Matthews Distinguished Professor of Law and Professor of Public Policy and Urban Affairs at Northeastern University, where she is also the faculty director of the Center on Health Policy and Law. Professor Parmet is the author of numerous law review and peer reviewed articles, as well as The Health of Newcomers: Immigration, Health Policy and the Case for Global Solidarity, co-authored with Patricia Illingworth and published in 2017 by NYU Press, Populations, Public Health, and the Law, published by Georgetown University Press in 2009, Ethical Health Care, with Patricia Illingworth, published by Prentice Hall in 2005, and Debates on U.S. Health Care, with Jennie Jacobs Kronenfeld and Mark Z. Zezza, published by Sage Reference in 2012. She is the Associate Editor for Law & Ethics for the American Journal of Public Health

Target Audience: SOM Teaching Faculty, staff, and trainees for UConn Medical School and associated affiliated sites

Learning Objectives: Participants will (be able to): 1. Identify the ethical obligations of physicians with respect to immigration law 2. Have awareness of the myriad ways in which immigration law harms the health of non-citizens, their families and communities 3. Identify potential targets for advocacy and action by individual health care providers 4. Attain the skills needed to navigate the bioethical conundrums that arise when patients face immigration risks 5. Act on specific advocacy goals that will reduce immigration law’s negative impact on health 6. Take steps to ensure the maintenance of trust between physicians and non-citizen patients

This presentation will be broadcast live and later archived on UConn’s MediaSite. Please click: *CME will only provide for “live” viewing only

Accreditation: The University of Connecticut School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Connecticut School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of __1__ AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Conflict of Interest Policy: All faculty members participating in CME activities provided by the University of Connecticut School of Medicine are required to disclose to the program audience any actual or apparent conflict of interest related to the content of their presentations. Program p


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