The promise clinic: A service learning approach to increasing access to health care

Manuel Jimenez, Jennifer Tan-Billet, John Babineau, Jennifer Endres Jimenez, Todd Billet, Charlene Flash, Steven Levin, Bernadette West, Alfred Tallia

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Abstract

The goal of the Promise Clinic (a project of an academic medical center and a local social services group) is to increase access to primary care for an underserved population while addressing deficiencies in medical education. Students manage common primary care problems, creating access for this mostly uninsured population.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)935-943
Number of pages9
JournalJournal of health care for the poor and underserved
Volume19
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 2008

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health

Keywords

  • Community health
  • Primary care
  • Service learning

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