Feb 2018 – Jun 2018
Type of Evaluation
iFM Community Medicine delivers healthcare services to the uninsured, underinsured and underserved throughout St. Louis. Their programs and collaborative partnerships with schools, shelters and other social service organizations bring primary and preventive services directly to those with the most need.
The Evaluation Center partnered with iFM Community Medicine to develop a program-level evaluation plan for the health clinic at Youth In Need (south St. Louis City Head Start location) to better understand the impact of programming and identify areas of improvement.
iFM Community Medicine (iFM) operates clinics in the community, including at schools, shelters and other social service organizations. They partner with many schools in the St. Louis area, operating weekly or monthly clinics within some schools and/or serving as a medical director. In 2018, iFM had nineteen community clinics with sixteen partners in the St. Louis region. This project focused on one clinic at Youth In Need/YIN, a south St. Louis City Head Start location. Youth in Need largely serves disadvantaged children and immigrant/refugee populations. iFM is a Family Practice and sees patients of all ages yet at YIN Head Start they primarily handle well-baby/well-child exams that include vaccinations, lead screenings, hemoglobin, hearing/vision, and acute care to children.
Evaluation Center Activities
- Developed Youth In Need health clinic logic model and evaluation plan
- Evaluation plan, including logic model and methods matrix
Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences (Center for Community Health Partnership and Research)