Physicians for Human Rights
The Columbia Asylum Clinic is a member of PHR's Asylum Network, a community of hundreds of health professionals who offer pro bono forensic psychological and physical evaluations to document evidence of torture and persecution for men, women, and children fleeing danger in their home countries.
Weill-Cornell Center for Human Rights
As the first student-run Asylum Clinic in the country, WCCHR has been an invaluable partner for HRI in developing our training curriculum and providing support. Our student training is a joint venture with WCCHR at their campus. Cornell physicians are welcome to attend our physician trainings free of charge.
Columbia Law's Immigrants' Rights Clinic
HRI is proud to partner with Columbia Law's Immigrants' Rights Clinic. Medical students and clinician volunteers work with law students to evaluate clients detained in Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE) facilities. The Immigrants' Rights Clinic is involved in cutting edge projects related to immigration reform.
Columbia P&S Club
HRI is housed under and receives financial support from the P&S Club. The P&S Club is the most comprehensive student activities organization in American medical education. Founded by Nobel Peace Laureate John R. Mott in 1894, the Club currently sponsors approximately 70 extracurricular organizations.
Columbia Community Partnership for Health
CCPH under the Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research generously provides space for the HRI Asylum Clinic to see clients. CCPH is a unique, inviting, and multipurpose space for conducting health research, health promotion activities, research education, and research dissemination.
Thank you to our generous sponsors
The Kraft Family Fund for Interfaith and Intercultural Awareness (Office of the University Chaplain)
The Steve Miller Fellowship in Medical Education (CUMC Department of Pediatrics)
Bobbie & Nick Banda
Lore & Glenn Mariano