The Georgetown University School of Medicine Physicians for Human Rights is a student-driven organization committed to survivors of human rights abuses and combating systemic injustice.

The essence of global health equity is the idea that something so precious as health might be viewed as a right.
— Paul Farmer

Our Activities 

1. Student-Run Asylum Clinic 

Our asylum clinic is dedicated to providing essential medical and social services to refugees and asylum seekers in the Washington, D.C. area. 

Learn More about our clinic, process, and community partners 


2. Education, advocacy, and events

Georgetown School of Medicine Physicians For Human Rights promotes the idea of health as a human right and is dedicated to creating a generation of globally-focused and human rights conscious physicians. 

Learn more about our advocacy and educational activities


3. human rights forum

We serve as a platform for discourse among those dedicated to human rights and health equity. 

Read and contribute to our forum