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  • Huff Post

    Smart Justice — Begins With Health Equity

    Physicians for Criminal Justice Reform (PfCJR) CORE ISSUE:  Decriminalization of Mental Health and Addictive Disorders From the Huffington Post:  As reported by The Treatment Advocacy Center, "Approximately 20 percent of inmates in jails and 15 percent of inmate's state in prisons ... read more

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    Kalief Browder suicide a call to action against U.S. justice system

    Physicians for Criminal Justice Reform CORE ISSUE:  Reform of the juvenile justice system to identify and divert at risk adolescents. On June 6, 2015, Kalief Browder committed suicide.  As a 16 year-old, he was imprisoned at Rikers Island for three years and ... read more

  • JAMA

    A Silent Curriculum

    Below is an excerpt from the moving opinion piece medical student Kathryn C. Brooks wrote for the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). During my medical training thus far, Trayvon Martin lost his life, Michael Brown was left to die in the ... read more

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    Physicians for Criminal Justice Reform Official Launch

    On May 11, 2015, neurosurgeon Dr. Edjah Nduom, officially launched Physicians for Criminal Justice Reform. Using Facebook as a the main vehicle, he and his co-founder, Dr. Nzinga Harrison, a highly-respected psychiatrist invited physician colleagues and non-physician allies to join ... read more

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    A Word from Our Founder: Edjah Nduom, M.D.

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