Resources

Webinar: Laying the Foundation for Lawyers on the Health Center Team Part I: SDOH Needs and Legal Staffing

By The National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership

Friday, November 20, 2020

This webinar unpacks how to identify which of patients’ social determinants of health (SDOH) needs are legal needs, and how to determine the type and volume of legal staffing needed at health centers.Read More

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Literature review: Making the case for medical-legal partnerships, 2013-2020

By Caitlin Murphy, MPA-PNP
National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership

Thursday, October 1, 2020

This brief summarizes peer-reviewed observational studies from January 2013 – August 2020 that demonstrate evidence of medical-legal partnerships’ impact in five areas.Read More

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Digest of COVID-19 resources for medical-legal partnerships

By The National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership

Monday, March 30, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic is exacerbating health and economic disparities. As urgent health and legal needs intersect during this crisis, medical-legal partnerships (MLPs) are uniquely positioned to respond. While communities’ needs change and grow every day, MLPs can focus their efforts by pivoting their services to respond to the issue(s) most frequently identified by their health care providers and patient populations, and by reinforcing fundamentals of their MLP practice. This digest contains additional resources to help MLPs respond to the pandemic. Read More

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Tip sheet: 3 ways to help patients with evictions & foreclosures during the COVID-19 pandemic

By The National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to increased rates of unemployment. As a result, more and more people are facing housing evictions and foreclosures that threaten their health and well-being, and this trend will continue in the coming months. This tip sheet outlines three ways health care providers and staff can work with legal aid attorneys to help patients facing possible evictions and foreclosures while also working to strengthen long-term housing protections.Read More

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