From left: BHCHP CEO Barry Bock, Rafik and BHCHP’s president and founder, O’Connell

Advocacy that matters – MLAC board member honored

This article originally appeared in the June 11, 2018 issues of Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly.

Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program recently honored Mala Rafik, managing partner of Rosenfeld & Rafik in Boston, for her legal counsel and advocacy for the health and disability rights of the organization’s patients. Rafik received the Dr. Jim O’Connell Award at BHCHP’s May 21 Medicine That Matters gala at the Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel. Each year, BHCHP cares for more than 11,000 patients on the streets, at 45 clinics, and in medical respite facilities.