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NYLAG’s LegalHealth Partners with Mount Sinai for a Clinic to Help Breast Cancer Patients in Need of Legal Services

NYLAG’s LegalHealth Division is partnering with the Mount Sinai Medical Legal Partnership to launch a clinic to help breast cancer patients navigate legal issues that arise due to their diagnoses.
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Fighting for Human Rights – Yoko Kobayashi

“Follow your heart and instincts,” says NYLAG’s Yoko Kobayashi in this article in the Iroha. As a staff attorney in our LegalHealth Unit, Yoko works with patients directly in healthcare facilities, helping with a range of issues spanning public benefits, housing, family issues, immigration, and advance planning. Before joining NYLAG, Yoko served undeserved communities in

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NYLAG’s LegalHealth Division Partners with Mount Sinai to Launch a Medical-Legal Program to Address Health-Harming Legal Needs Among Patients

Lucia Lee Mount Sinai Health System The Mount Sinai Health System announced today data from an innovative medical-legal pilot program that proactively identifies and provides free, civil legal services to patients in underserved communities who have unaddressed legal needs to improve their health outcomes. Developed by the Mount Sinai Medical-Legal Partnership (MSMLP) and Mount Sinai

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Mount Sinai and Healthfirst launch program to help patients know when they need an attorney.

“Legal issues should never stand in the way of health.” Developed in collaboration with NYLAG, Mount Sinai launched a medical-legal program to proactively identify and provide free civil legal services to patients in underserved communities who have unaddressed legal needs, to improve their health outcomes.
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NYLAG Names Sirrah Harris as the First-ever Director of Outreach and Access to Justice Programs

We are proud to announce Sirrah Harris as our first-ever director of outreach and access to justice! Learn more about Sirrah’s impactful seven-year tenure at NYLAG and how her new role will advance our mission.
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NYLAG’s LegalHealth Unit, Along with Medical-Legal Partners, Hosted its First-Ever Virtual Summit

Our LegalHealth unit co-hosted the first-ever virtual medical-legal partnership summit that tackled issues of burn-out, practicing as a generalist, working remotely, among others.
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