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Homeless Voices: Stories from the Streets of New York City

February 09, 2018
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
K-207 (2-6408), URMC

Bethanne Bartscherer
School of Medicine & Dentistry
Y2 Medical Student


Fifth of Series: Repeal, Retain, or Reform: Perspectives on American Health Policy and Politics

The presenter will share stories of individuals who are homeless in New York City, collected through her summer Medical Humanities research project. The stories will touch upon the challenges of being homeless, and the barriers to accessing healthcare and social services. The talk will also address common stereotypes and stigma associated with homeless populations, and the way in which this population fits into the larger backdrop of healthcare policy change.

The University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Pizza will be served.

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