Medical Students Present Posters at Conference for Student-Run Clinics

Eight Paul L. Foster School of Medicine students presented posters at the Society for Student-Run Free Clinics Conference, held March 1-3 at the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City, Kansas.

Liliana Bonilla, Mariel Ochoa, Roxann Lerma and Sharon Joseph from the Medical Student Run Clinic student leadership team presented the poster “Quality Improvement: Patient Education Presentations About Diabetes.”

Laura Torres, Jaime Carrillo, Darya Falamarzi and Abhishek Dharan, representing the Salud Sin Fronteras migrant farmworkers clinic student leadership team, presented the posters “Adapting Student Run Free Clinics to Meet Patient Needs – A Contrast in Clinic Location and Outreach” and “Interventions to Increase Finance Outcomes at a Student Run Clinic 2019.”

The annual conference gives medical students, faculty and staff the opportunity to share ideas for creating sustainable, student-run free clinics to provide the best health care to patients.

This year’s conference welcomed three countries, 31 states, 93 universities, 123 schools and 152 clinics. There were over 200 poster presentations, over 40 oral presentations, daily workshops, panel discussions and opportunities for attendees to meet other students and faculty from other institutions and clinics.