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Thanks for supporting WCCC!

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...

Spirit of Service Award

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...

Lenox Hill Health Fair

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...

Without A Safety Net

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...

Published Paper Update!

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: http://rdcu.be/pODQ Congrats!

Board Member Spotlight

Our Board Member spotlight this month is Francesca Coxe, Patient Education Coordinator.

WCCC Members Publish!

We are excited to announce two of our board members, Megan McGeehan (the current Women’s Health Clinic Co-Director) and Rebecca DeMaria (the current Clinical Co-Director), have had an article accepted for publication! Back in 2013, Rebecca, as the patient services coordinator, and Megan, as the insurance enrollment coordinator, set up a new system to help guide patients through insurance enrollment after the roll out of the ACA. Because medical student-run free clinics are an important entry...

Board Member Spotlight

Our first board member spotlight of the year is Eric Zhang, Research and Quality Assurance Chair:As one of the two Research and Quality Improvement Coordinators, I am responsible for overseeing all of the research projects here at WCCC. I also work my co-coordinator on assessing patient satisfaction and working on improving quick reference material for the clinicians who work here. I believe WCCC is doing a great service for the uninsured community in the New York City area but like any...

Student Clinician Spotlight

Our Student Clinician Spotlight this month is Amanda Garfinkel, 3rd Year Medical Student:Amanda is volunteering at WCCC as a part of her Primary Care clerkship. As a senior clinician she is responsible for collecting a history and developing a plan to address the acute or chronic needs of her patients and assessing risk and long term prevention strategies. She described WCCC as a unique educational opportunity because it really helped to synthesize all the different things she has learned and...

Board Member Spotlight

This month’s board member spotlight is Brittany Abel, one of our Patient Services Coordinators:“As one of three Patient Services Coordinators for the clinic, I help ensure that our patients get the appointments they need and that the clinic is scheduled each week. Patient Services is one of our patients’ main point of contact with the clinic and we work to make sure our patients receive continuity in their care. It is extremely gratifying to be able to contribute to the clinic’s functioning...

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