Webinar: Unaccompanied Minors in New York State and Health Care Access

Posted November 21, 2014 by Amanda

This is the first of two webinars hosted by the Children’s Defense Fund New York and Health Care For All New York to focus on the surge of unaccompanied minors entering the United States, and opportunities to connect these children and youth with health and behavioral care. This webinar featured the following presentations:

Humanitarian Crisis Hits Home: Unaccompanied children (UAC) at the Southern U.S. Border….and NYC: Susan Blank, MD, MPHAsst. Commissioner, Bureau of STD Control, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene 

Unaccompanied Immigrant Children: Supporting Resiliency: Alan Shapiro, MD, Montefiore Medical Center & Brett Stark, JD, Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of New York 

Unaccompanied Children: Immunization-related Issues: Jane Zucker, MD, MSc, Asst. Commissioner, Bureau of Immunization, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene 

The webinar recording is available here.