Medical-Legal Partnership for Children in Hawaii * 2515 Dole Street * Honolulu, HI 96822

© 2013 by Medical-Legal Partnership for Children in Hawaii.

Links to our partners:


William S. Richardson School of Law (University of Hawai'i)


Kokua Kalihi Valley Comprehensive Family Services

Information and resources for the health of Pacific Islanders and allies in Hawai'i and beyond.  A great resource for articles, videos and advocacy work in the Micronesian community.


National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership


Books we recommend (and love!):


David Shipler, The Working Poor: Invisible in America (Vintage, 2005)

Anne Fadiman, The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down: A Hmong Child, Her American Doctors, and the Collision of Two Cultures (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2012)


Tracy Kidder, Mountains Beyond Mountains: The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, a Man Who Would Cure the World (Random House, 2009)


Walter Mosley, The Right Mistake: The Further Philosophical Investigations of Socrates Fortlow, a novel  (Basic Civitas Books, 2009)

Videos we recommend:


"Health Disparities, Health Inequities, Health Apartheid?" a presentation by Anthony Iton, MD, JD, MPH at the William S. Richardson School of Law on August 24, 2009

(Mr. Iton's speech is from minutes 8:30 to 1:21).  [Use password: uhlawschool]

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"Out in the Rural: A Health Center in Mississippi" (Produced & Directed by Judy Schader Rogers, 1970).  

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Curriculum Resources:

Sample Inter-Professional Education Exercise (Pediatric Residents Retreat) (PDF)

Sample Evaluation for IPE Exercise (PDF)