Friday, April 21, 2023 to Saturday, April 22, 2023

PHR National Student Conference 2023

(All day)

UMMS Biomedical Science Research Building


UMMS and the student-run University of Michigan Asylum Collaborative are proud to host the 2023 Physicians for Human Rights National Student Conference. With a theme of "Equipping Leaders in Human Rights Advocacy," the event will provide students and trainees the practical knowledge and tools to be effective advocates for marginalized populations in the communities they serve.

Enter the code UMGLOBALHEALTH at check-out for a $5 discount on registration.

Registration Open Now

Featured Speakers

Vidya Kumar Ramanathan, MD, MPH

Medical Director, U-M Asylum Collaborative

Michele Heisler, MD, MPA

Professor of Internal Medicine
Professor of Health Behavior & Health Education
Co-Director of National Clinician Scholars Program
Associate Director of Global REACH
Research Scientist, VA Center for Clinical Management Research
Medical Director, Physicians for Human Rights
Countries of Interest: Brazil, Ecuador

Katherine Peeler, MD

Medical Director, Harvard Medical School Asylum Clinic
Instructor of Pediatrics, Global Health and Social Medicine, HMS

William Lopez, PhD, MPH

Clinical Assistant Professor, Health Behavior and Health Education
U-M School of Public Health
Senior Advisor, Poverty Solutions