The AHA's Hospitals Against Violence campaign will host a Feb. 22 webinar on a Dignity Health family medicine residency program and clinic that trains future physicians to recognize and appropriately treat human trafficking victims and survivors. Ron Chambers, M.D., director of the Dignity Health Methodist Family Medicine Residency Program and medical director for the clinic, will describe a framework, best practices and training curriculum for creating a medical safe haven for this vulnerable patient population. Register here for the 3 p.m. ET webinar, the last in a three-part series on human trafficking. To access the previous webinars, click here.

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