Prison Law Office

Opportunity: Work with a nonprofit public interest law firm to review healthcare records of people in prisons and jails

  • Organization/Sponsor: Prison Law Office

  • Web address Organization:

  • Detailed Description: The Prison Law Office advocates and litigates on behalf of patients in various correctional institutions. Often medical records need to be reviewed to determine whether the care the patient is receiving appropriate before any action is taken on their behalf. Such a review by a clinician would be of immense value in deciding how to proceed. This would be an informal process which would not include any formal expert reports or testimony.

  • Medical Specialty: Internal medicine, family medicine, psychiatry/psychology, oncology, OB/GYN

  • Location: Remote access to healthcare records.

  • Time Required: Variable, depending on need and availability.

  • Volunteer or Compensated: Volunteer

  • Malpractice Insurance: Not applicable

  • Contact Person from organization:

  • Contact Person from TPMG: Not at present

  • Updated 5/15/2019