Universities and medical schools have organized coalitions of students and faculty around the issue of human trafficking as well as published resources for physicians.
Here is a list of academic centers involved in anti-trafficking efforts.
Institute on Healthcare and Human Trafficking
The Institute on Healthcare and Human Trafficking’s mission is to improve the lives of children and families affected by human trafficking by increasing and enhancing behavioral health and medical care through research, training and education. It acts as a central resource for
Exploratory Seminar at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study - Harvard University
This is the companion website for the April 2017 Exploratory Seminar Operational Guidance to Overcome Trafficking among Urban Migrants during Humanitarian Crises. This website holds information about events and resources, notes from the Exploratory Seminar, and findings.
Human Trafficking Community Research Hub
William James College’s Human Trafficking Community Research Hub (HTCRH) aims to address the mental health and psychological consequences of human trafficking with research in collaboration with communities.
Baylor College of Medicine Human Trafficking Program at Ben Taub Hospital
In collaboration with the City of Houston, Mayor’s Office and community partners, the Baylor College of Medicine Human Trafficking Program at Ben Taub Hospital was created in 2016 to respond to the urgent needs of Houston-area victims and survivors of human trafficking. The
Harvard Kennedy School, Carr Center Program on Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery
The Carr Center seeks to promote human dignity through the study of human rights norms, advocacy, and observance, and through the education of leaders to understand the importance of human rights in the formulation of sound public policy.
Harvard School of Public Health, François-Xavier Bagnoud Center for Health and Human Rights
The FXB Center conducts innovative field research that takes a rights-based approach in order to understand the constraints and obstacles faced by these marginalized populations and to discern possibilities for release and empowerment.
Emergency Medical Department, Information and Resources for Emergency Healthcare Providers
This project endeavored to generate a teaching module for current emergency providers, as well as for healthcare professional students, to inform them of the clinical presentation and appropriate treatment of human trafficking victims.
Pacific Survivor Center
Through direct services, education, research, and advocacy, PSC strives to heal and empower survivors of abuse and exploitation and to end human rights violations in our community.
Stanford University School of Medicine: Human Trafficking
Stanford University School of Medicine provides a brief set of informational resources for medical personnel, including an overview of the issue and educational resources.
UCLA (University of California Los Angeles) Anti-Trafficking Human Rights Coalition
The UCLA Anti-Trafficking and Human Rights Coalition (ATHRC) is a student-led group at UCLA, founded in 2009.
University of Washington Women’s Center
The Women’s Center created an innovative anti-trafficking Task Force comprised of University faculty and staff, state and local legislators, NGOs, and other community leaders who are interested in working to eradicate the trade of human beings.
Washington University Institute for Public Health, Human Trafficking Collaborative Network
The Human Trafficking Collaborative Network (HTCN) is a network of researchers, interprofessional students and community partners with a common interest in improving understanding, identification and response to human trafficking and exploitation of vulnerable populations.