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Refugee Health Clinic

San Antonio Refugee Health Clinic (SARHC) is a joint effort between dental, medical, nursing, and other health profession students with faculty from the University of Texas Health San Antonio. SARHC is an acute care clinic developed to address the health and social needs of about 5,000 immigrant refugees living in northwest San Antonio. Initially, displaced families are supported by local and state efforts during the first six months of their relocation after which they are minimally supported through subsidized housing. The primary goal of this clinic is to serve as an initial trustworthy location for refugees to overcome their inhibitions and adequately address their health care issues and social needs. It is a weekly clinic at St. Francis Episcopal Church and is a collaborative effort between UTHSA students of medicine, nursing, and dental students. Families will receive care for unaddressed health issues. A central aspect of the clinic is the education of both patients and students through collaboration. Through educational workshops, refugee families learn about sanitation and available health care options. Through organizing and managing the clinic, students of all levels of education learn valuable lessons in service, communication, and resourcefulness through an irreplaceable interdisciplinary approach to care. PLEASE NOTE THAT CLINIC STARTS AT 4:30 PM. Medical Students please contact Prem Menon ( or Emily Gallagher ( with questions. Nursing Students please contact Marisa Salgueiro ( or Jenna Bednarz ( with questions.

Address: St. Francis Episcopal Church located on 4242 Bluemel Rd, 78240

Phone: 512-517-8120 or 817-313-1890


May 2017

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Wednesday, May 3, 2017 05:00 pm to 08:00 pm

EnrichmentLu, MatthewMS1Fung, Emily
Nurse practitionerLakhani, HinaNursingPhommachanh, Rocky

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 05:00 pm to 08:00 pm

EnrichmentBishop, TravisMS1Henkel, Emily
MS1Katona, MitchellNursingPritchett, Mariah
NursingPenberthy, Shaney

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 05:00 pm to 08:00 pm

EnrichmentYaghi, Alia EnrichmentHarakal, Callie
MS1Ryden, AlexMS1De Jong, Juri
NursingLeavell, LauraNursingPritchett, Mariah
NursingPenberthy, Shaney

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 05:00 pm to 08:00 pm

MS1Greenhaw, GabrielMS1Wang, Lulu
MS2Adame, Michael NursingPritchett, Mariah
NursingWatson, Lauren

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 05:00 pm to 08:00 pm

MS1Katona, MitchellMS1De Jong, Juri
MS3Offutt, MichaelNursingPritchett, Mariah
NursingDeyoung, RachelNursingPenberthy, Shaney
Physician assistantEspinosa, Jo-Anne MeredithPhysician assistantMixter, Shalene