The Institute for Family Medicine partners with schools throughout St. Louis to provide medical services that keep students healthy and focused on school. The Healthy Kids, Better Learners program provides flexible solutions to efficiently meet each school district’s unique needs, whether it’s medical direction or a weekly on-site clinic.
The Institute for Family Medicine currently works with 12 area school districts, 10 of which have more than half of the student population enrolled in free/reduced lunch programs. We also partner with University of Missouri St. Louis Health Services.
Read more about our school health programs below!
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- Bayless School District: One of our nurse practitioner visits Bayless once a month to address student health needs. The Institute for Family Medicine also serves as medical director and provides standing orders for this school district.
- Hancock Place School District: In addition to serving as medical director and providing standing orders for the school district, the Institute for Family Medicine holds clinic hours every Monday and Thursday afternoon and Tuesday mornings at the Hancock School Health Clinic. This clinic provides services not only to students and staff, but also to disadvantaged residents of the entire 63125 zip code. Patients are seen on a first-come, first-served basis at no out-of-pocket cost. See our Community-Based Clinics page for more detail.-Partially Funded by St. Anthonys Medical Center
- Jennings School District: Our weekly clinic offers physicals and acute care for the children and teens of Jennings School District at no out-of-pocket cost to their families. We also serve as medical director and provide standing orders for the district.
- Nahed Chapman New American Academy: This school prepares incoming immigrant and refugee children and teens for a new life in St. Louis. The Institute for Family Medicine operates a clinic at the school on Tuesday mornings and Wednesday afternoons, providing physicals, immunizations and acute care at no out-of-pocket expense to the families.
- Harris Stowe State College: Beginning in 2015, The institute for Family Medicine has operated a weekly clinic at Harris Stowe State College.
- Special School District: Beginning 2016, The Institute for Family Medicine opened a once weekly clinic at North Tech, also servicing Northview and Ackerman.
The Institute for Family Medicine serves as the medical director and provides standing orders for the following school districts.