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2018 Artful Bite Gala

On May 12, 95 charitable-minded Miami County citizens filled the Crystal Room located in Troy for the Ninth Annual Gala for dinner, dancing, and silent auction as Health Partners Free Clinic celebrated 20 years of service to the community! The result was over $30,000 gross in overall donations. For this auspicious occasion, clinic officials pulled… ( read more )

Health Partners Appreciates our 2017-2018 Major Donors!

Without these generous folks, we could not be!

Student Perspective: Ashley and Logan

For the first time in Health Partners history, the Clinic housed two pharmacy externs during their final month of rotation.  Both Ashley, from Ohio Northern University, and Logan, from Cedarville University, walked out our doors at the end of the month with nothing between them and graduation.  They will soon be bestowed their doctorates and… ( read more )

Student Perspective: Caitlin and Ruth

The month of March brought the Clinic not one but two pharmacy externs!  Caitlin from Ohio Northern University and Ruth from Cedarville University, spent the last 30 days testing their clinical skills out on our unique patient population.  They were tasked with seeing the humanity in healthcare and getting back to the roots of medicine. … ( read more )

Student Perspective: Natalie

Often, when we think of redefining patient-centered care we imagine a new shinny product or procedure that advances the field of healthcare in a different direction.  Sometimes, though, the best improvements come from getting back to basics.  Natalie, our February pharmacy extern from Ohio Northern University, gave us here a good remind of that fact… ( read more )

Student Perspective: Anh Dao

Professionalism is something we here at the Clinic have come to expect from our staff, volunteers and students.  The pharmacy externs that we interact with every month are held to this same standard, and always rise to the occasion.  This past month, however, our pharmacy extern from Ohio Northern University, Anh Dao, got the opposite… ( read more )

2017 Annual Report

In our 19th year of service to the community, Health Partners Free Clinic has evolved in many ways.  This year, our evolution focused on higher levels of care! In 2017, the Clinic experienced an interesting phenomenon.  Though the number of patients that we saw remained nearly equal to the year prior, the value of those… ( read more )

Student Perspective: Tori

What a world of difference a short distance can make.  From a trip over an ocean to serve in a third world country or a trip into another town to help those in need, hearts and minds can be changed.  Sometimes the trip is into our own souls to seek the true pain that others… ( read more )

Carols from the Clinic

“God will not have his work made manifest by cowards” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson At the beginning of the month, we reached out to the community to ask for your support through the donation of gift cards that the Clinic could us to help patients with needs beyond our scope during the holiday season.  In return… ( read more )

Student Perspective: Julia

Perhaps the most rewarding thing about working with students is when you watch them come to a conclusion that was created by a thought process that was stirred by a lesson taught.  Students are often good at regurgitating the same message that has been force-fed into them, but rarely are these creative thoughts.  This past… ( read more )