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logo-mark-logotype-pms-282-stacked-17The University of Nevada School of Medicine’s free Student Outreach Clinics for January 2014 are scheduled for the following dates: A children’s clinic will be held Jan. 14 from 6 to 9 p.m.; a general clinic will be held Jan. 18 from 8 a.m. to noon; and a women’s clinic will be held on Jan. 25 from 8 a.m. to noon.

Clinics are held at the School of Medicine’s Family Medicine Center on the University of Nevada, Reno campus just north of Mackay Stadium off North Virginia Street. Take RTC bus route 7 to North Virginia Street or the free Sierra Spirit bus.

Under the direct supervision of licensed faculty and community physicians, medical students from the University of Nevada School of Medicine offer monthly Student Outreach Clinics providing free care to the medically uninsured. Clinics offer physicals for work or school, EKGs, blood pressure monitoring, referrals and selected lab services at discounted fees.

No appointment is necessary for clinic patients, who are seen on a first come, first served basis. Early arrival is recommended. Spanish translators are available as needed.

The University of Nevada School of Medicine, a research-intensive, community-based medical school, has served Nevada for more than 40 years as its only public medical school. Our mission is improving the health of Nevada’s diverse population through world-class biomedical research, an innovative curriculum integrating basic and clinical sciences, and highly competitive residency and fellowship programs that complement a statewide network of urban and rural clinical facilities. Through targeted growth and investment in research, clinical services and education, we will become a resource for improving health care regionally and across the country.

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