Number of Medical Schools With Free Clinics Doubles

December 10, 2014

The number of American medical schools with student-run free clinics has doubled in the last decade, to 75 percent of medical schools now operating them, according to a new study published in JAMA. The most common services provided by the clinics were outpatient adult medicine, health care maintenance, chronic disease management, language interpreters and social work. The most common diseases treated were diabetes and hypertension.


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