In this session, the panelists will discuss the unique challenges to taking care of the health needs of migrant workers. The presentation will take into consideration the history of migrant work in the Pioneer Valley as well as the impact of recent climate events


After participating in this educational activity, attendees should be able to:

1| Name the most frequent issues farmworkers face with housing
2| Describe the Impact of recent climate events on job security and direct effects on health
3| Understand the history of migrant worker in the Pioneer valley and Baystate/Brightwood’s role in caring for agricultural workers



Reva Kleppel, MSW, MPH
Clinical Research Manager
Instructor of Medicine, UMass Chan Medical School – Baystate


Audrey Guhn, M.D., M.T.S
University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate
Clinical EducationDescribe teaching responsibilities in the clinical setting for students, residents, fellows.

Maya McCann
Central West Justice Center
Equal Justice Works Fellow Sponsored by Fidelity Investments and Mintz


Baystate Brightwood Health Center, Springfield, MA
Family Nurse Practitioner

Lellys Nazario
Latino Counseling Center, Springfield, MA


 Milta Franco

Baystate Brightwood Health Center, Springfield, MA
Outreach Coordinator



Faculty Disclosure

The design and content of Baystate Continuing Inter-professional Education (CE) activities support quality improvement in healthcare and provide fair and balanced views of therapeutic options. Any relevant financial relationships are mitigated prior to the educational activity.

None of the planners or faculty for this educational activity have relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.                                                                              

Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, Baystate Health is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team. 

Baystate Continuing Inter-professional Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM.  Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 contact hour(s).  Nurses should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team and learners will receive 1.0 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credit for learning and change.

Session date: 
11/13/2023 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EST
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 1.00 IPCE Credit Hour(s)

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