“Why Don’t You Go See Your Doctor?” Barriers to Accessing Healthcare Among Portland’s Houseless

A unique partnership between a College of Nursing and a homeless shelter was created to provide onsite medical oversight and coordination of care for individuals experiencing homelessness. Nursing leaders understand that in order to better address social determinants of health and to improve health outcomes among persons who are experiencing homelessness, it is imperative to integrate awareness and hands on experience to better understand the root of social factors and social justice.

Speakers: Sara Fujii: Mobile Clinic Coordinator, Outside In; Mandi Ruscher-Haqq: Family Nurse Practioner, Outside In; Seanie Chien: Outside In

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