East Tennessee State University
William Miller is a third-year medical student at ETSU Quillen College of Medicine in Johnson City, TN. He is one of the founding members of the student Street Medicine Interest Group, an interprofessional coalition of students dedicated to the care of those in the Tri-Cities community who are experiencing homelessness and housing insecurity.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
Combining an Interprofessional Street Medicine Outreach Program with Community Partners to Provide COVID-19 Immunizations to Persons Experiencing Homelessness
Background: The ETSU HealthBridge is a community of interprofessional faculty and students who affirm the inherent worth of unhoused people experiencing homelessness by meeting them where they are, and by providing care with compassion, trust, and excellence whose vision is to bridge barriers so that health care reaches everyone in our community, especially those who are unsheltered. This group was intentionally formed as an interprofessional collective recognizing the twin needs for a team-based approach to caring for this population and for strong community partnerships, leveraging their…