***The Primary Care Community Medicine Program office has a list of community and international sites for service.***
International Agreement Affiliations
KCS Health Center
Our clinic provides primary health care services to improve the health and well-being of our patients. Our primary care physicians will look after your health and deliver continual care through health maintenance, disease prevention, diagnosis and treatment for acute and chronic illnesses.
Guadalupe Homeless Health Screenings
Every Wednesday 6a-2p, Contact: (213) 893-1960, ext. 115 or visit Guadalupe Homeless Project for more information.
A four-week elective course for medical, nursing, and public health students taught in Laredo, Texas, about 155 miles southwest of San Antonio, along the U.S. border with Mexico. The program is part of The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, and teams instructors from the Health Science Center and The University of Texas-Houston School of Public Health with Laredo’s own educators, health professionals, engineers, sanitarians and community leaders. While it is not a clinical elective, the lessons learned are clinically relevant. Much of the curriculum is focused on environmental health. There are no fees for housing and tuition, but past attendees recommend having a car if possible. Also consider 100+ degree heat of summer.
Volunteers range from undergraduate and medical students, educators, nurses, and public health professionals to optometrists and ophthalmologists, and serve as interns at eye clinics in Africa and Asia. The eye clinic’s eye doctors and Unite For Sight volunteers jointly participate in community-based screening programs. The clinic’s eye doctors diagnose and treat eye disease in the field, and surgical patients are brought to the eye clinic for surgery.
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