1. Chelsea Wong

    Cholesterol and Diabetes Screening in The Valley

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    I was lucky enough to participate in a public health opportunity in Fort Garland, Colorado. Fort Garland is approximately 20 miles north of my rural clinical site, San Luis. This community health fair targeted the underserved, impoverished population of the The Valley, and was put on by the Costilla County...
  2. Michael Rudolph

    Health Fair at Local Elementary School

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    The Salud clinic network has nine individual clinic sites and at least ten AmeriCorps volunteers working at it, two at Ft. Lupton. This program is near and dear because I was an AmeriCorps member at a community health center before med school. So when I learned that these guys were...
  3. Eric Petersen

    CSL – Care Compact

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    I originally contacted the AHEC person for Western CO to see if there were any community service opportunities in the area, but I was told there weren’t any current projects. I was told to work with my preceptor to come up with a worthwhile project. This wasn’t a problem, but...
  4. Lucas Salg

    CSL – Home Visits with Preceptor

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    For my project, I went on a home visit with my preceptor. She makes about 2 house calls a week, on average. In Elizabeth, a substantial proportion of the patient population is elderly, and some of them are essentially housebound. To enable these patients to remain independent as possible, my...
  5. Racheal Gilmer

    PCMH in Leadville Colorado

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    I have been in Leadville Colorado at a local family practice/urgent care for 3 weeks now. This clinic incorporates many aspects of the PCMH model but doesn’t call themselves a PCMH. The clinic is made up of 1 family physician, 2 PAs, and 4 medical assistance, in addition they almost...
  6. Jia Lin

    Delicious Cooking Recipes for the Holidays

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    For my CSL project, I put together a booklet of cooking recipes that are fun and easy to make for the holidays. I focused on natural ingredients, mostly fruits and veggies, and within each individual recipes, I provided a short description about what types of nutrients each ingredient contains. For...