The University of North Texas Health Science Center (HSC) is a leading academic medical center with a focus on patient-centered education, research, and healthcare. It comprises five schools, including the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine (TCOM). TCOM, located at HSC in Fort Worth, is the top-ranked osteopathic school in the United States, according to U.S. News & World Report’s annual rankings. It has held this position for two consecutive years and has been the highest-ranked medical school in Texas.
One of the notable initiatives at HSC is the Pediatric Mobile Clinic, which addresses the healthcare needs of underserved children in Fort Worth. Tarrant County has a significant number of uninsured children, estimated to be over 75,000. These children often face barriers to receiving necessary healthcare, such as lack of insurance coverage, financial hardship, transportation issues, language barriers, and unaffordable costs. The Pediatric Mobile Clinic aims to provide high-quality healthcare to these children at no cost to their families.
The mobile clinic travels to various locations in Fort Worth, including schools, community centers, churches, and community organizations. It operates from a state-of-the-art mobile medical unit. The clinic not only focuses on healthcare services but also addresses the social services needs of the children, including food, clothing, and shelter.
The Pediatric Mobile Clinic also serves as a practicum location for medical students, including those studying pediatrics. Students gain valuable experience and education by working with the clinic and serving the children in need. The staff at the clinic is trained to provide the best and most up-to-date medical care available.
Overall, HSC and its Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine are committed to providing exceptional healthcare education, research, and services. The Pediatric Mobile Clinic is one example of their efforts to bring healthcare to underserved children and break down barriers to quality healthcare access.
The Pediatric Mobile Clinic provides comprehensive medical care including:
- Well-child exams
- Sports physicals
- Sick visits
- Laboratory testing
- An array of health screenings including: vision, hearing, dental, iron, lead & hemoglobin
REGISTRATION INFORMATION & LINK
In an effort to keep you and your children safe, we now require that you register electronically.
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INFORMACION PARA REGISTRARSE Y ENLACE
Para protejerlos a ustedes y a sus hijos, ahora requerimos que se registre electronicamente.
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