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Integrating Curricula on Human Trafficking Into Medical Education and Residency Training

Integrating Curricula on Human Trafficking Into Medical Education and Residency Training Opinion Integrating Curricula on Human Trafficking VIEWPOINT Into Medical Education and Residency Training Today in the United States , human trafficking occurs Calls for Educational Training About Aimee M. Grace, MD, MPH in cities, suburbs, and rural areas across all 50 US states. Human Trafficking Children’s National “Severe forms” of human trafficking are defined under Multiple health professional organizations have issued Health System, the US Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000 as the calls for their member physicians to receive educa- Washington, DC. following: (1) sex trafficking in which a commercial sex tional training about human trafficking. These organi- act is induced by force, fraud, or coercion, or in which zations—including the American College of Obstetri- Roy Ahn, MPH, ScD Division of Global the person induced to perform such act has not at- cians and Gynecologists (2011), the American Medical Health and Human tained 18 years of age or (2) the recruitment, harbor- Association–Medical Student Section (2012), the Chris- Rights, Department of ing, transportation, provision, or obtaining of a person tianMedical&DentalAssociations(2013),andtheAmeri- Emergency Medicine, for labor or services, through the use of force, fraud, or can Academy of Pediatrics (2014)—have been joined by Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, coercionforthepurposeofsubjectiontoinvoluntaryser- similarcallsfromalliedhealthprofessions,includingnurs- Massachusetts; http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA Pediatrics American Medical Association

Integrating Curricula on Human Trafficking Into Medical Education and Residency Training

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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright 2014 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.
ISSN
2168-6203
eISSN
2168-6211
DOI
10.1001/jamapediatrics.2014.999
pmid
25048726
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Abstract

Opinion Integrating Curricula on Human Trafficking VIEWPOINT Into Medical Education and Residency Training Today in the United States , human trafficking occurs Calls for Educational Training About Aimee M. Grace, MD, MPH in cities, suburbs, and rural areas across all 50 US states. Human Trafficking Children’s National “Severe forms” of human trafficking are defined under Multiple health professional organizations have issued Health System, the US Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000 as the calls for their member physicians to receive educa- Washington, DC. following: (1) sex trafficking in which a commercial sex tional training about human trafficking. These organi- act is induced by force, fraud, or coercion, or in which zations—including the American College of Obstetri- Roy Ahn, MPH, ScD Division of Global the person induced to perform such act has not at- cians and Gynecologists (2011), the American Medical Health and Human tained 18 years of age or (2) the recruitment, harbor- Association–Medical Student Section (2012), the Chris- Rights, Department of ing, transportation, provision, or obtaining of a person tianMedical&DentalAssociations(2013),andtheAmeri- Emergency Medicine, for labor or services, through the use of force, fraud, or can Academy of Pediatrics (2014)—have been joined by Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, coercionforthepurposeofsubjectiontoinvoluntaryser- similarcallsfromalliedhealthprofessions,includingnurs- Massachusetts;

Journal

JAMA PediatricsAmerican Medical Association

Published: Sep 1, 2014

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