Students will gain experience providing health services for medically underserved migrant farmworkers in southwest Michigan. Specifically, students will join InterCare medical personnel in a mobile clinic that travels from farm to farm, in a fixed clinic located in Bangor, MI, and traveling to farmworker housing to perform health screenings. Responsibilities will include assisting InterCare medical personnel with obtaining patient medical histories and performing physical examinations. This elective experience lasts 3 days; each day students will commute to and from Bangor, MI, via personal vehicle (~40 minute trip).
Total time expectation: 25-30 hours per week.