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Problems Faced By Student-Run Medical Clinics

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Currently there are 110 student-run free medical clinics operated by 49 U.S. medical schools. These clinics provide the homeless and indigent population with medical care, while also providing training for the medical students who run them. Field reporter Scott Goldberg takes Sound Medicine behind the scenes of a student-run medical clinic in Chicago and exposes the problems facing the facility and clinics all over the country.