Amy Chen, Senior Staff Attorney National Health Law Program, discussing Medicaid coverage of doula care, the process of careful advocacy and bringing the critical voices to the table when beginning any process of accessible doula care for all.
Amy Chen is a Senior Attorney in the National Health Law Program's Los Angeles offices. Amy's work focuses on reproductive health and Medicaid issues, both in California and nationally.
Before joining the National Health Law Program, Amy worked at Bay Area Legal Aid in Oakland, California where she provided direct legal services to individuals across the San Francisco Bay Area, and advocated on issues such as health care reform, Medi-Cal, and private health insurance. Amy also helped launch the Bay Area Legal Aid Health Consumer Center, where she was the Regional Coordinator for health work.
During law school, Amy summered at the Brennan Center for Justice in New York City and the Legal Aid Society - Employment Law Center in San Francisco.
Amy Received her J.D from Harvard Law School, where she was Co-Editor in Chief of the Harvard Human Rights Journal.
Amy used to watch a lot of Star Trek: TNG and briefly tried to learn how to speak Klingon.
How to network with Amy:
@National Health Law Program on Facebook
National Health Law Program's Website
People, places and things mentioned on the podcast:
Rockwood Leadership Institute
Amy's Brief: "Routes to Success for Medicaid Coverage of Doula Care"
California Preterm Birth Initiative
UCSF Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health
Planned Parenthood Action Fund
Every Mother Counts
Roots of Labor Birth Collective
LA RHEP - Los Angeles Reproductive Health Equity Project for Foster Youth
SIA Legal Team
Shafia Monroe Consulting