Caridad Center is the largest free clinic in South Florida. Located in Boynton Beach, its mission is to upgrade the health, education, and living standards of underserved children and families. Its vision is to eliminate the cycle of poverty for the families they serve. Children and adults are eligible to receive care at Caridad Center if they are uninsured, live in Palm Beach County, and are at or below the 200% federal poverty level. The patient population at Caridad is diverse, and includes people from Central and South America, young and old patients, and people with a variety of health conditions.
Caridad’s services include medical, dental, and vision clinics, as well as education services such as tutoring elementary school children. Patients can receive a variety of specialty care in the 12 examination rooms, including Cardiology, Neurology, Orthopedics, Dermatology, Gynecology, Podiatry, Nephrology, Pulmonology, ENT, Gastroenterology, Hematology, Psychiatry, Endocrinology, Rheumatology, Urology, and Breast Surgery. In addition, there is a public health component to Caridad, called Prevention, Education, and Treatment, which provides services such as Diabetes self-management classes. There’s a lot to learn while at Caridad, come by to explore!
Saturday clinic is held 1-2 times per month from 8:30am – 12:30pm. Please wear clinical attire and a white coat, and bring your stethoscope and penlight.
MS1 and MS2 Students
- Take a complete medical history
- Perform physical exam on patient
- Participate in the development of an assessment and plan and present to the physician
MS3 and MS4 Students
- Supervise MS1/MS2 in history taking and physical exam
- Develop problem list, possible assessment/plan and present to the physician
8645 W Boynton Beach Blvd
Boynton Beach, FL 33472
Director of Clinics: Leah Hellerstein (firstname.lastname@example.org)