She started off by doing a little bit of everything at the clinic: rooming patients, taking blood pressure and providing detailed notes for the volunteer physicians.
Volunteers in Medicine of Southern Nevada allowed Brandee to give patient care as a student, enabling her to satisfy some of her requirements for clinical hours and use her new skills to give back to the community.
“Giving back to the community is something I value as a medical professional, ” said Newsom. We can’t just take from our community and not give back.”
Read Brandee’s story in Health Care Quarterly.
Volunteers in Medicine of Southern Nevada operates two clinics in Las Vegas – the Ruffin Family Clinic and the Paradise Park Clinic.