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Medical Student Grand Rounds: Caring for incarcerated patients on the words: bias, rights, and responsibilities

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Monday, May 1
11:30am - 12:30pm


Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine
2 Riverside Circle, Roanoke, VA 24016
Student Commons M210


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About this event

The talk will provide valuable information to medical students about caring for incarcerated patients who they may encounter during third year clerkships. The talk will discuss rights of incarcerated persons as pertains to healthcare systems and responsibilities of clinicians in caring for them in a non-carceral setting. 

Speaker: Lauren ‘LB’ Canary, MPH 

Lauren ‘LB’ Canary, MPH (they/she) is a third-year medical student at VTCSOM. They have served as a health advisor at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and on nonprofit boards of directors for organizations that support unhoused persons and people who use drugs, including the Atlanta Harm Reduction Coalition, Virginia Harm Reduction Coalition, and RAM House.

Statement about accessibility and accommodation

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For in-person events, the main VTCSOM building at Riverside 2 is wheelchair accessible from the elevators inside the parking garage. Blind or visually impaired users may need assistance finding the elevators under the building, or using the stairs in front of the building.

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