Tens of thousands of Montgomery County residents – hailing from 100 countries and speaking 25 languages – lack health insurance. So Mobile Medical Care operates a network of nine low-cost clinics in fixed locations and on mobile vans. Created in collaboration with community partners and volunteer clinicians in the neighborhoods where patients live and work, the clinics provide high quality medical care that is accessible and culturally sensitive. In addition to primary and preventive care, MobileMed also offers a range of specialty clinics (for women, and for diabetes, heart, and endocrine patients) in collaboration with NIH at Suburban Hospital/Johns Hopkins Medicine. Patients receive free medications, referrals to exceptional pro-bono specialists, and free diagnostic testing. Each year, MobileMed treats 4,500 patients in over 16,000 office visits. In its 50-year history, not one patient has been turned away. Your support helps save lives.
Headquarters: MD-Montgomery County
Where They Operate: MD-Montgomery County; Aspen Hill; Silver Spring; Takoma Park; Rockville; Gaithersburg; Germantown; Bethesda; Potomac
Age Groups Served: Young adult (18-24); Adult (25-49); Seniors (50+)
Ethnic Groups Served: African American; Asian American; Caucasian; Latino/Hispanic; Native American; Other
Population(s) Served: Low- to Moderate-Income Community Members; Men/Boys; Women/Girls; Low- to Moderate-Income Community Members
Awards & Recognition
MobileMed was awarded an FQHC (Federally Qualified Health Center) grant as a New Access Point. (2015)
Med Chi's Maryland Medicine Magazine featured four of MobileMed's physician volunteers in an article about volunteerism. (2014)
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Fri Apr 1 2011, WAMU
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