Howard University Medical Students Open Free Clinic

Students at the College of Medicine at Howard University have opened a free medical clinic for low-income patients with no health insurance. The facility is located at Howard University Hospital. The clinic will be operated and staffed exclusively by medical school students. In the beginning the clinic will be open for just three hours on Thursday evenings. Only adult patients will be examined by the medical staff.

The clinic was founded by and will be under the direction of Raolat Abdulai, a third-year medical student from Silver Springs, Maryland. A $30,000 grant from the Association of American Medical Colleges provided the seed money to get the clinic up and running.