Romero2 Essay

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Romero2



Named after the martyred Salvadoran archbishop and dedicated to the people that he also
served, Clinica Romero is a free clinic offering no-questions-asked, pay-whatever-you-can
medical and dental services and prescriptions to everyone who comes to its door. The clean
and bright facility is located in the basement of the Royal University of America's
Oriental Medical Center,


Straightforward in its operation, Clinica Romero originally offered all its medical
services through volunteer physicians, although access to some grant money recently has
made it possible to hire a half-time physician, and Margaret Martinez is working on a
creative plan to pay part of the salary of a supervisor from the University of Southern
California Medical School, who would work on the clinic's site to oversee a cadre of
interns and medical residents who'd help provide medical services there. Meanwhile,
however, it efficiently delivers medical services six days a week (including two evening
sessions) with a group of about 15 local physicians who volunteer their services on a
rotating basis.


In a series of related programs driven by project-specific funding, Clinica Romero also
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