August 31, 2017
Last weekend members and volunteers from the WCCC continued our tradition of participating in local health fairs to help educate our community on healthy living. We tabled a booth at the Frederick Douglas Family Day where we educated families on hidden sugar inside popular food items that they might consume. First year medical student volunteers led the activity and advised participants that “added sugar is not so sweet!” We also talked with people about the WCCC and the services we provide. It...
August 11, 2017
This summer, the WCCC had some undergraduate students volunteering at the front desk of our clinic every week. We were so excited to be able to introduce these students to the health care field and the type of patients we see at our clinic. We spoke to one of our volunteers, Chola Kondeti, a rising fourth-year from St. Bonaventure University, about his experience with us.
July 7, 2017
This month’s spotlight is Neville Dusaj, Student Scheduler:
June 13, 2017
Our Board Member spotlight this month is Mariam Gadjiko, Gyn Referral Services.
“As the Women’s Health Referrals Coordinator, I am responsible for making sure that the patients we see in our Women’s Clinic are scheduled for any necessary imaging and procedures outside of our clinic as well as for any follow-up appointments with outside specialists. For many women in the New York City area, our clinic is the only way that they are able to gain access to valuable screening and early detection...
May 19, 2017
Last week the Weill Cornell Community Clinic successfully held its annual fundraiser Without a Safety Net! Faculty, students, and community members gathered together to help celebrate and support all of the work done by the WCCC to provide health care to those without access. We had over 100 attendees at the fundraiser and twenty one of the twenty two silent auction items were sold. We’d like to say thank you so much to our caterers, Great Perfomances, for providing all of our guests with...
May 8, 2017
This week we are excited to spotlight one of our physician volunteers, Dr. Magalie Bruneus! She is being honored at the WCCC’s annual fundraiser – Without A Safety Net – this Thursday evening.
At our celebration, the directors of WCCC will present Dr. Bruneus with the WCCC Spirit of Service Award, which annually recognizes an individual who has gone above and beyond in their dedication to the clinic, our patients, and our mission. As a core member of our volunteer attending team, Dr. Bruneus...
May 1, 2017
Last Friday, volunteers from WCCC attended a Health Fair at Lenox Hill Neighborhood House for their Keeping Families Healthy month. In addition to providing information about the services WCCC provides, volunteers also worked to better educate participants about their health. There were didden sugar demonstrations and discussed healthy alternatives. Participants guessed the amount of added sugar in typical products and were surprised to see the high added amounts. They were also educated on...
April 24, 2017
The tripartite mission of the WCCC is to provide high-quality, comprehensive care; serve as an educational space for WCM students, and a place for interdisciplinary interactions with other health professional students; and contribute to our society, including our immediate local community, the City of New York, and the national group made up of our peer organizations. The WCCC is funded through a combination of institutional support and generous gifts from alumni, friends, and family. Without...
March 14, 2017
Megan and Rebecca’s paper, “Insurance Enrollment at a Student-Run Free Clinic After the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act,” has officially been published! You can read it here:
February 16, 2017
Our Board Member spotlight this month is Francesca Coxe, Patient Education Coordinator.