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How One Pediatric Refugee Clinic Helps Children “Move Beyond The Trauma”

Dr. Camille Brown (standing), the director of Yale’s pediatric refugee clinic, works with Dr. Soma Gauthami (right). Photo by Ryan Caron King for WNPR

The screening process for refugees entering the U.S. involves multi-layered security checks, interviews, and an overseas medical exam. After their arrival, families will undergo another health assessment, usually coordinated by a resettlement agency.

It’s where their stories begin to unfold to the doctors and physicians-in-training at Yale University’s Pediatric Refugee Clinic.

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