The Neighborhood HELP program of FIU College of Medicine has been mentioned in the recent New York Times article, "In Medical School Shift, Meeting Patients on Day 1."
"... In another effort to connect students with patients sooner, the new medical school at Florida International University will place second-year students in underserved neighborhoods beginning this fall. A team of medical, nursing, social work and perhaps even law students will be assigned to a family, with the goal of understanding how factors like poverty and other stresses may complicate medical care. ..."
Read the full article here: