Student Run Homeless Clinic Orientation 2011-2012. SRHC History . Started by UCLA Dept of Family Medicine in 1989 22 nd year Over 10,500 patients seen Salvation Army West Los Angeles Transitional Housing 1989 Samoshel 1993 Winter Shelters 2008 Society of Student-Run Free Clinics 2009.
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Started by UCLA Dept of Family Medicine in 1989
Over 10,500 patients seen
Salvation Army West Los Angeles Transitional Housing 1989
Winter Shelters 2008
Society of Student-Run Free Clinics 2009
To provide respectful and compassionate high quality healthcare services to homeless men, women, and children
To provide a Community Service Learning opportunity for medical students
To provide free medical care to a most vulnerable population with little or no access to health services
2nd & 4th Saturdays of every month, 9 am-12 pm
505 Olympic Blvd Santa Monica, CA 90401
West Los Angeles National Guard Armory
1300 Federal Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90025
Every Monday, 6-9 pm
220 E. Colorado Street, Glendale, CA 91205
Every other Thursday, 6-9 pm
2 Winter Shelters in the Los Angeles Area
Dec 1 – March 15
Most destitute of the homeless
A cot and hot meal for the night
SRHC will expand number of WS sites THIS YEAR
The most common complaints?
URI, dermatological issues, hypertension, asthma
Antibiotics, antiHTN, asthma/allergy, antacids, NSAIDs, topical creams
MSIII: July 2011 - June 2012
MSIV: July 2011 - May 2012
1st offense: WARNING
2nd offense: extra clinic
3rd offense: 2 extra clinic sessions & review of possible failure of Selective
supervision of the attending
Flu shots available during flu season
Med Supply Drawers
… presentations are fun and full of good teaching points …
…Great time to practice presentations in a LOW STRESS environment….
Let us know during the year if you’re interested in becoming a Chief!
Winter Shelters (4)
(Find it under ‘Training’ ‘Medical Student’ ‘Homeless Clinics’)