MedStar Georgetown University Hospital Division of Community Pediatrics improves the health and quality of life of underserved children and families living in the Washington, D.C. region.
We take a comprehensive approach that addresses the full spectrum of a child’s well-being through the Five Pillars of Health.
We also coordinate essential services for children and families related to housing, food insecurity, insurance eligibility, academic support and mental health.
Our Programs and Services
- KIDS Mobile Clinic/Ronald McDonald Care Mobile
- Ronald McDonald Care Mobile Fitness Program: educating students on healthy eating, weight management, and fitness – expanding the knowledge and understanding of childhood obesity
- School-based health clinics at Roosevelt Senior High School and Anacostia Senior High School – in partnership with the D.C. Department of Health, we provide health and wellness services (the five pillars) to over 400 students whom are from low-income newly immigrated families
- HOYA Clinic at DC General Emergency Family Shelter: provide services to the District’s largest homeless shelter, serving more than 250 families and up to 700 children each month
For nearly 25 years, the KIDS Mobile Medical Clinic/Ronald McDonald Care Mobile at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital has been at the forefront of care for underserved families in the Washington, DC region. We provide meaningful, health-focused support to enable our children and their families to have access to essential medical care, reduce health disparities, and lead a healthier lifestyle. In partnership with our community members and friends like you who share our vision, we can truly make a positive difference. Learn more about the KIDS Mobile Clinic/Ronald McDonald Care Mobile.
With your support, the KIDS Mobile Medical Clinic is able to:
- Bring health care services communities our communities, schools and a local homeless shelter
- Offer families a trusted wellness home so they do not have to rely on the emergency department for their primary care
- Use data and evidence-based solutions to improve patient experience
- Improve access to health care services and reduce health disparities
- Surround families with a blanket of care that recognizes that socioeconomic factors are a often a significant barrier to health