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How a FL med school cares for communities in need

NPR, May 15, 2013
If it's a Monday, you can usually find parked next to a lake in Miami, spending the day inside a 36-foot-long RV. He's not on vacation. Brown is chief of family medicine at Florida International University's . The RV is the school's mobile health clinic. Every Monday it's parked at the Royal Country Mobile Home Park in northwest Miami-Dade County. "It's a beautiful place right here," he says. "But this is not a wealthy community." Brown helps direct FIU's . It's part of the school's curriculum that connects medical students with families in neighborhoods where medical care is scarce.