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How You Can Help

There are a number of ways you can help MEDiC continue to provide medical care for the underserved in the Madison area. Opportunities are available for students, physicians and donors.

 

Are You a Student?

 

Currently, MEDiC can only use student volunteers from the following disciplines: Medicine, Pharmacy, Nursing, Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant, and Nurse Practitioner.

 

MEDiC Volunteers must attend an Orientation Session before they can begin volunteering. MEDiC holds two volunteers sessions each year: the first at the beginning of the summer, in June, and the second at the beginning of the academic year, in September. You should receive an email a few weeks before each orientation.

 

Pharmacy students attend their own orientation session. For more information on the Pharmacy orientations, please email medic@med.wisc.edu or speak with the Pharmacy Student Coordinator.

 

MEDiC makes every effort to give each student at least one volunteer shift per semester. However, demand for our volunteer positions are high, so this is not always possible. If you are not initially scheduled for a shift, you will receive emails each time a shift becomes available and can fill-in as needed.

 

If you have any questions regarding the next orientation or volunteer opportunities, please email medic@med.wisc.edu

 

Are You a Physician?

 

MEDiC welcomes physicians from all medical fields and specialties to serve as volunteers in our clinics. Both attending and intern/resident physicians are eligible to participate. Unfortunately, we cannot have other health professionals staff our clinics at this time.

 

Physicians who have an appointment with the UW School of Medicine and Public Health are eligible to volunteer immediately. Those without a faculty appointment are invited to apply for a volunteer appointment. All physicians who would like to volunteer for MEDiC should email medic@med.wisc.edu.

 

Would You Like to Donate Money?

 

MEDiC operates on a small budget and in the past few years has been able to raise all of the funds necessary to provide patient care. Many of these funds come from direct donations, and MEDiC welcomes gifts of all size.

 

To Donate By Check

 

Please make checks payable to the University of Wisconsin Foundation. In the Memo area, please write "MEDiC Fund (12581558)" and mail to:

 

UW Foundation
US Bank Lockbox
PO Box 78807
Milwaukee WI 53278-0807

 

To Make an Online (Credit Card) Donation

 

You can make a secure online contribution through the UW Foundation. All gifts will be acknowledged in writing by the UW Foundation with a letter that can be used for tax purposes.

 

To Donate Medical Services or Medication

 

For a list of commonly used medical supplies and MEDiC's medication donation policy, please click here. If you have a medical service that you would like to donate, such as X-rays, lab services or direct patient care, please email medic@med.wisc.edu.

 

If you have any questions, please email medic@med.wisc.edu to find out more about donating to MEDiC.


Last updated: 03/05/2014
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