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A Multi-Disciplinary Approach to Care

In addition to primary care-based services offered through IU School of Medicine, the IU Student Outreach Clinic has expanded its services to include a variety of health care professionals. The goal of the clinic is to provide comprehensive care for the Indianapolis community, and the tools necessary for access to resources and knowledge related to health and wellness. None of this could be accomplished without the unique partnerships that make up the IU Student Outreach Clinic.

Partners

IU School of Medicine

Current medical students at IU School of Medicine work alongside school faculty to provide primary care-based medical services, free of charge, for the uninsured and underserved populations of the Indianapolis community by addressing a wide variety of conditions including infections, musculoskeletal complaints, high blood pressure and depression.

IU School of Dentistry

The IU School of Dentistry Student Outreach Clinic at People’s Health and Dental Center serves the near-eastside neighborhood of Indianapolis, providing dental services such as screenings, cleanings, fillings, and extraction, as well as dental education. IU faculty dentist volunteers directly supervise all student dental services. All services are offered by appointment only. Please call 317-306-0216 or 317-752-8715 to schedule an appointment.

IU School of Nursing

Nursing services are provided by clinical and volunteer student nurses from Indiana University Purdue University – Indianapolis (IUPUI). These services include “continuum of care” focusing on chronic disease management and client education. Nursing services are available through the IU Student Outreach Clinic year-round with home visits available during the fall and spring school semesters.

IU School of Social Work

Students and faculty from the IU School of Social Work collaborate to promote social and economic justice by providing clinic visitors with empowering information and assistance free of charge. A variety of information on local resources are provided to clients during their visit to the Student Outreach Clinic, and special care is taken to ensure each client’s unique concerns are addressed. For more information, email IU School of Social Work Student Outreach Clinic.

IU Robert H. McKinney School of Law and Indiana Legal Services

By providing free legal service to the underserved in Indiana, IU Student Outreach Clinic Legal Services hopes to develop a long-lasting connection with local Hoosiers. This branch of the Student Outreach Clinic operates in partnership with Indiana Legal Services to provide this assistance. Email IU Student Outreach Clinic Legal Services for more information.

IU School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Department of Physical Therapy University of Indianapolis, Krannert School of Physical Therapy

Physical therapy services are provided by IU and U.Indy Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) students under the mentorship of upperclassman and the guidance of licensed physical therapists. The goal of physical therapy is to provide patient education, improve movement dysfunction, identify health risk factors, alleviate pain and enhance functional mobility for a variety of neuromusculoskeletal and cardiopulmonary condition. Email IU Student Outreach Clinic Physical Therapy for more information.

Timmy Global Health at IUPUI

Timmy Global Health at IUPUI is a collegiate chapter of the Indianapolis-based non-profit, Timmy Global Health. The mission of this organization is to expand access to sustainable health care throughout the world, and to empower students and volunteers to affect global health disparities. Students from the IUPUI chapter, as well as those from Butler University, check-in patients and provide registration support for patients and other clinic partners. Email IU Student Outreach Clinic Registration for more information.