HOMELESSNESS action plan to be discussed at Partnership for Social Justice Symposium April 6

Come and listen to our faculty experts, brainstorm ideas, and create an action plan to address the needs of the homeless population in Hawai’i, at the annual Partnership for Social Justice Symposium on Saturday, April 6. The event at the John A. Burns School of Medicine runs from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m.

Location: JABSOM campus, Medical Education Building (MEB) room 314 (3rd floor)
 
Food will be provided!

 
Guest Speakers:
Jill Omori, MD
Chad Y. Koyanagi, MD

Jill Omori, MD is an Associate Professor in the Department of Family Medicine and Director of Predoctoral Education for the Office of Medical Education. She is a huge advocate for the homeless population and started up the Hawaii Homeless Outreach and Medical Education (HOME) Project in 2006, a student-run clinic that provides free healthcare servies to the homeless. 

Chad Y. Koyanagi, MD is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the John A. Burns School of Medicine. He is also a Director for the Institute for Human Services (IHS) Community Psychiatry rotation which serves the homeless population on O’ahu. His work with IHS was recently recognized in a Page One story in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser.

Contact Jacques Ambrose (ambrosea@hawaii.edu) for any questions about the event.

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