Our Partners

Physicians for Human Rights

The Columbia VP&S 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 adults and children fleeing danger in their home countries.
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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.
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Immigrants’ Rights Clinic at Columbia Law School

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.
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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.
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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 (CUIMC Department of Pediatrics)
• Bobbie & Nick Banda
• Lore & Glenn Mariano

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