VCU Health System's Medical Legal Partnership Department is seeking a part time Admin Resident to study the impact of legal intervention on health outcomes and health care cost utilization.
MLP-Richmond (Medical-Legal Partnership – Richmond) embeds poverty lawyers in the clinical setting at VCU Health to detect, address, and prevent health-harming conditions for patients by providing free legal services to low-income patients in a variety of areas. The research assistant would review published and unpublished literature on national MLP programs across the country, examine specific MLP cases at VCU Health, gather and analyze clinical and financial data, assess the quantitative and qualitative data to demonstrate impact of legal intervention, and assist in developing metrics to measure impact.
Masters or Doctoral student
Strong writing and communication skills with research team and community participants
Self-motivated and able to work independently
Commitment to duration of project
Interest in developing research skills and desire for research mentorship
Experience collecting, transcribing, and analyzing qualitative and quantitative data
Experience participating on research teams that conduct primary data collection, mixed methods research, and/or community-
Experience synthesizing quantitative and qualitative data for analysis and the production and interpretation of results
Knowledge of and passion for health and health care disparities in Richmond, Virginia
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disability status.
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