School of Medicine; Department of Family Medicine and Community Health
Divya Bhatia and Dr. Hugh Silk sit down with Dr. Lucy Candib to talk about the importance of medical-legal partnerships in advocating for individuals who are victims of abuse or torture in their home countries seeking asylum in the US. Content warning: physical and sexual abuse, homophobia, and torture. Recorded March 2020.
Dr. Candib's poem "Asylum Body Work" was first published in The Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine.
The transcript for this episode is available for download as an additional file.
Compassion Fatigue, Humanities, Medical Ethics, Mental Health, PTSD, Refugees, Social Justice, Torture
Bioethics and Medical Ethics | Medical Education | Medical Humanities
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© Divya Bhatia, Qiuwei Yang, Hugh Silk, Lucy Candib
DOI of Published Version
Bhatia D, Yang Q, Silk H, Candib LM. (2020). Episode 6: Asylum Body Work. Murmurs: Stories from Our Journey in Medicine. https://doi.org/10.13028/h3n4-eq92. Retrieved from https://escholarship.umassmed.edu/murmurs/6