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 …
“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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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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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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NYLAG attorney Ryan Foley explains the benefits of having qualified and experienced attorneys assisting veterans with the complexities surrounding their veteran-specific legal issues.
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Previous NYLAG attorney Christina Holder calls for a reform to the current visa policy to allow life-saving medical transplants—regardless of immigration status.
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