Planning for an Inpatient Medical-Legal Partnership: Lessons Learned from the Inaugural EQ-DI Pipeline-to-Pilot Award

In the final University of Rochester Clinical and Translational Science Institute (UR CTSI) Equity-Focused Dissemination and Implementation (EQ-DI) webinar of the fall, Clare Park, D.O., assistant professor of Hospital Medicine at URMC, and Mahala Schlagman M.D., assistant professor of General Medicine at University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC), will share their experiences as the first recipients of the UR CTSI EQ-DI Pipeline-to-Pilot Award. The session will include an overview of their project, the timeline and steps involved in achieving their specific aims, and the challenges encountered during the funding period. We will review some of the preliminary data collected on how a Medical-Legal Partnership might be implemented in our inpatient setting.

More about the speakers:

Park, who is also an adult hospitalist at Strong Memorial Hospital, has a longstanding interest in health equity. Her non-clinical work has focused on improving mentorship for learners who are underrepresented in medicine and advancing institutional capacity for medical-legal partnerships, particularly in the inpatient setting.

Schlagman acts as the medical director of a pilot Medical-Legal Partnership for outpatients at URMC and is also an assistant program director for Health Equity in the Department of Internal Medicine, overseeing residency education on the social determinants of health. As a primary care doctor, she serves her own patient panel and precepts residents in continuity practice, with a particular interest in caring for patients with complex medical, social and psychiatric needs.

The UR CTSI’s Equity-Focused Dissemination and Implementation (EQ-DI) webinar series explores the bridge between research and action, and how to address issues that can speed up or slow down the dissemination and implementation of evidence-based practices.

  • Health Equity
  • Dissemination and Implementation

Wednesday, November 24, 2021 – 04:00 pm EST – Wednesday, November 24, 2021 – 05:00 pm EST

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University Of Rochester

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