Opportunity: Work with a nonprofit public interest law firm to review healthcare records of people in prisons and jails
Organization/Sponsor: Prison Law Office
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