Film Screening 5/29: Clínica de Migrantes


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The Latino Center for Health and the UWSOM Center for Health Equity Diversity and Inclusion are pleased to sponsor Dr. Steven Larson’s visit to the UW Seattle campus on Tuesday, May 29th to present the film Clínica de Migrantes:  life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.  Please join them in welcoming Dr. Larson, Clinical Director of Puentes de Salúd, from Philadelphia to present the screening of this film!

What:             Film Screening and Q & A with Dr. Larson

When:            Tuesday, May 29, 2018 (4:30PM – 6:00PM)

Where:           Hogness Auditorium, Health Sciences Building, Room A-420

Light refreshments will be provided.

Clínica de Migrantes: life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness 

Synopsis:  Clínica de Migrantes is a medical drama about a year in the life of Puentes de Salúd, one of a few health clinics in the U.S. dedicated to providing quality culturally-responsive healthcare to undocumented immigrant populations. At Puentes, a team of volunteers led by Dr. Steve Larson attend to an ever-growing population of housekeepers, prep cooks, and construction workers in South Philadelphia. Many come to Puentes after being turned away at other health care clinics and hospitals.

A short trailer can be found on YouTube at:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C7dW9c4nY1g

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