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2019 Physicians for Human Rights National Student Conference

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Tosteson Medical Education Center

260 Longwood Avenue

Boston, MA 02115

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The Harvard Medical School PHR Chapter is proud to present the 2019 National Student Conference — Foreign Bodies: Fear of the (Un)Known.

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The Physicians for Human Rights Conference will be held at Harvard Medical School in 2019. We are excited to bring together experts in human rights and invite you to a weekend of:

  • Talks about human trafficking, sexual violence, and more
  • A panel discussion with leaders from several Boston-based asylum clinics
  • Breakout sessions and workshops on effective advocacy and LGBTQ curriculum
  • A screening of "Birth on the Border", a documentary short that explores legal border crossing from Mexico into the U.S. for the purpose of childbirth
  • A poster session for students to present original research in the field of human rights.

Schedule:

The conference will run from the evening of Friday, November 15th to noon of Sunday, November 17th. An abbreviated schedule is located below. For complete details, please visit our website at: https://projects.iq.harvard.edu/hmsphr/event/2019-phr-national-student-conference

Friday, Nov. 15th , 6pm-8pm (refreshments will be served)

  • Welcome
  • Poster Session / Flights and Rights

Saturday Nov. 16th , 8:30am-5:30pm (breakfast and lunch will be served)

Sunday Nov, 17th , 9am- 12pm

  • Advocacy Workshops (Social media & human rights, Op-ed writing, Photo booth)

Poster Session:

We are pleased to offer the opportunity to share and critically engage in the discussion and developments in the area of human rights. Posters may focus on a broad range of human rights issues including (but not limited to):

  • Asylum clinic proceedings
  • Global health
  • Refugee health
  • Human security
  • Community development
  • Democracy
  • Social justice

Posters will be presented during the poster session on Friday, 11/15/19. The deadline for submission is 10/30/2019 at 11:59 pm.

If you are interested in presenting a poster in regards to human rights, please submit your abstract via the link here: https://forms.gle/h8uYdvLU7mpV9pZX7

Sponsors / Donations:

We thank our sponsors at the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative, Harvard Medical School, and MGH Asylum Clinic. However, in order to cover the operational cost of the event, we would appreciate any donations as well!

Contact:

Please reach out if you have any questions or concerns by emailing Austin Herbst (austin_herbst at hms.harvard.edu) or Inkyu Kim (inkyu_kim at hms.harvard.edu).

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