Dr. Erin Paquette will discuss how the medical legal partnership model has evolved over time to become a robust adjunct in addressing social determinants of health. During the webinar she'll speak about how medical legal partnerships may be further optimized to advance both direct client needs and address systematic issues at community and policy levels.
Topics covered will include:
The relationship between social determinants of health and legal remedies
The history of medical legal partnerships
The future of medical legal partnerships including potential components of model programs
Presented by: Dr. Erin Paquette is a pediatric intensivist at Lurie Children's Hospital, lawyer, and ethicist interested in improving the health of children through the identification and reduction of health disparities in the clinical and research settings and promoting practices to address the social determinants of health, including understanding the role for medicolegal partnerships in mitigating the impact of social determinants of health on health equity.