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Communicating with Families About Public Charge in a Clinical Setting

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

With the change in administration and subsequent adjustments to the public charge rule as of March 2021, this chapter chat will discuss effective communication for social needs of immigrant families.

Featured Speaker


Dr. Anisa Ibrahim is a UW Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and the Medical Director at Harborview Pediatric Clinic. Dr. Ibrahim’s specific clinical interests include caring for and outreach to immigrant and refugee populations, specifically those with medical or social complexity.  Dr. Ibrahim is a strong advocate for community focused work and partnerships. She is the president of the Board of Directors of the Somali Health Board, a local community organization addressing health disparities in the Somali community. Nationally, Dr. Ibrahim is an executive committee member of the American Academy of Pediatrics Council on Immigrant Child and Family Health.