HEALTH JUSTICE TUESDAYS - HEALTH AND HUMAN RIGHTS LAW

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St. Michael's Hospital

Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, Room 240

209 Victoria St

Toronto, ON M5B 1T8

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Co-presented by Dr. Laurie Green and Kerri Joffe, this seminar will explore access to justice against discrimination as a key social determinant of health.

Kerri Joffe is a staff lawyer at ARCH Disability Law Centre, where she advocates to protect and advance human rights for persons with disabilities. She has been involved in disability rights litigation at various tribunals and courts, including the Supreme Court of Canada. Joffe has made law reform and policy submissions to parliamentary committees, governments, administrative bodies and the United Nations Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. She has authored law reform reports for the Law Commission of Ontario and the Canadian Human Rights Commission. Joffe completed McGill University’s joint program in law and social work (2006) and received her LL.B., B.C.L. and master's of Social Work degrees with great distinction. Before attending law school, Joffe worked with adults with mental health disabilities and children labelled with intellectual disabilities.

Dr. Laurie Green is a family physician in the Department of Family and Community Medicine at St. Michael's Hospital with a special interest in the health care of adults and children who have different abilities and their families. She also has an interest in the intersection of patient care and social determinants of health, particularly as it relates to education and employment.


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How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Contact either Jennifer Stone, Onsite Lawyer for the Health Justice Program (stonej@lao.on.ca) or Dr. Rami Shoucri, Clinical Champion for the Health Justice Program (shoucrira@smh.ca) for any questions.

Wll lunch be served?

Yes!

If I can't make it in person, will there be a webinar option?

Yes - Register in advance for this webinar:

https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN__mwZQnwpTrWCMkKFzR4H0g

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.



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St. Michael's Hospital

Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, Room 240

209 Victoria St

Toronto, ON M5B 1T8

Canada

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