Teaching Residents to Work with Torture Survivors: Experiences from the Bronx Human Rights Clinic

@article{Metalios2008TeachingRT,
  title={Teaching Residents to Work with Torture Survivors: Experiences from the Bronx Human Rights Clinic},
  author={Eva E. Metalios and MPH MSc Ramin G. Asgary and Nina Cooperman PsyD and MPH DTMH Clyde L. Smith and Evelyn Du and Laxmi Modali and MPH Galit Sacajiu},
  journal={Journal of General Internal Medicine},
  year={2008},
  volume={23},
  pages={1038-1042}
}
Despite the 1984 United Nations’s Convention Against Torture calling to train doctors to work with torture survivors, many physicians are unaware of their obligation and few are taught the requisite clinical skills. To describe the development, implementation, and evaluation of a curriculum to teach residents to work with torture survivors. Medicine residents in New York City A 2-component curriculum consisting of a series of workshops and clinical experiences, which provide content, skills… CONTINUE READING