First and second year medical students from the University of Nevada School of Medicine are providing much needed care for Washoe County’s medically underserved population. Under the direct supervision of licensed medical school faculty physicians, the students offer monthly Student Outreach Clinics which provide general, children’s and women’s care.
No insurance or appointment is necessary for clinic patients who are seen on a first come, first served basis. Each clinic offers complete physical examinations and referral services. The children’s clinic provides school physicals and physicals for the Head Start program. The women’s clinic provides pap smears, pregnancy counseling and sexually transmitted disease counseling.
All general medical clinics are held at the Salvation Army, located at 1931 Sutro Street, from 8 a.m. to noon. The next general clinic will be held on Saturday, May 5. Other scheduled dates for the general clinic include: Saturday, June 2, Saturday, July 7, and Saturday, August 4.
All children’s clinics are also held at the Salvation Army from 8 a.m. to noon. The next scheduled children’s clinic will be held Saturday, April 21. Other scheduled dates for the children’s clinic include: Saturday, May 5.
The women’s clinics are held at the School of Medicine’s faculty physician practice offices located on the third floor at 1500 East Second Street. Women’s clinics are held on Mondays from 6 to 9 p.m. The next women’s clinic will be held on Monday, May 7.
Patients seeking further information about the Student Outreach Clinic should call 775-354-8092. The University of Nevada School of Medicine utilizes a best-practice approach to medicine and is committed to addressing the health needs of Nevada now and in the future. For more information, please visit www.unr.edu/med .