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Miami’s Medical-Legal Partnership: Preparing Lawyers and Physicians for Holistic Practice (Article)

This law review article from the Indiana Health Law Review describes the interdisciplinary Medical-Legal Clinic at the University of Miami. Within the article, JoNel Newman discusses the lessons learned in the process of collaboration between the medical and legal programs. The article also details the holistic approach embraced by the clinic, meant to converge the knowledge of those in the medical and legal communities to help patients without alternate sources for medical treatment advice and legal representation. To conclude, Newman discusses the future of Medical-Legal Clinics, in particular the goals for moving these clinical programs forward.