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Doctors & Lawyers for Kids is using the law to address social determinants of health

Doctors & Lawyers for Kids is using the law to address social determinants of health

By Martha Hasselbacher, JD Doctors and lawyers have joined forces to ensure that the children seen in pediatric clinics get the care and services they need. Every low-income person has two to three unmet civil legal needs that create barriers to healthy eating, safe housing, employment, and safety.1 Doctors have the training and expertise to

Doctors & Lawyers for Kids marks one year anniversary

Assisted 110 families in its first year Doctors & Lawyers for Kids has concluded its first full year by representing 110 low-income families in the areas of housing, utilities, income supports, education, legal status and family safety and stability. Doctors & Lawyers for Kids is a partnership of Legal Aid Society, Louisville Bar Association and

Doctors and lawyers join forces for UofL pediatric patients

UofL Pediatrics patients with health-related legal issues can now have a lawyer on their health care team, thanks to Doctors & Lawyers for Kids. This medical-legal partnership, which was piloted at University of Louisville Children &Youth Project, has expanded and will be available to patients at Kosair Children’s Hospital and UofL Pediatrics’ other general pediatrics

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