H3025 Joint Program: Council on Community Pediatrics, Section on International Child Health, and Section on International Medical Graduates

Sunday, October 27
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location: Hilton New Orleans Riverside, Churchill CD
CME credit: 4.00

Safe Haven in the US: Advancing the Health and Well-Being of Migrant and Refugee Families in Our Communities


Session Type: Section/Council Program
Topic(s): Community Pediatrics,  International Child Health, International Medical Graduates 

Sponsor(s): Council on Community Pediatrics, Section on International Child Health, Section on International Medical Graduates 

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Faculty will discuss the unique health and mental health concerns facing refugee children and families, including the impacts of trauma experienced throughout the migration journey. Attendees will learn strategies to increase children’s access to health care; how to build community partnerships; skills to work with medical interpreters; and opportunities to support families seeking asylum.

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Theresa Betancourt, SCD, MA

Salem Professor in Global Practice
Boston College School of Social Work
Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts

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Andrea Green, MD, FAAP

Associate Professor of Pediatrics
University of Vermont Children's Hospital
Charlotte, Vermont

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Anisa Ibrahim, MD, FAAP

Pediatriacian
University of Washington
Seattle

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Julie Linton, MD, FAAP

Associate Professor and Assistant Dean for Admissions
University of South Carolina School of Medicine-Greenville
Greenville, South Carolina

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Tarissa Mitchell, MD, FAAP

Medical Officer, Immigrant, Refugee, and Migrant Health Branch, Division of Global Migration and Quarantine
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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