A recent edition of The Lancet Student includes commentary from former PHR board member Dr. Holly Atkinson’s students at Mt. Sinai.
Ms. R came to the US from her home country in central Africa where, in her early teenage years, she was subjected to a horrifying sexual initiation ritual.
PHR experts Steven Reisner and Brigadier General (Ret) Steven Xanakis, MD will present Spotlight on Advocates: Report from Guantanamo Bay: Medical Professionals and US-Sponsored Torture at the Rabbis for Human Rights-North America's conference on Judaism and Human Rights: Human Rights Under Fire: A Jewish Call to Action.
In the newspapers, we read wrenching stories about suffering in faraway places such as Sudan, Rwanda, Congo, and Myanmar; through this work, these stories have become real to me.