• Started 18 years (1996) ago by Emory Professor Tom Himelick.​

  • The goal is to provide free, outpatient care to medically-underserved migrant farmworkers and their families.​

  • The program is a collaborative service learning endeavor, led by the Emory School of Medicine Physician Assistant Program (PA).​

Who's involved:
Emory Physician Assistant Students & Faculty​
School of Medicine Students & Faculty (Emory & Mercer) ​
South Georgia’s Migrant Farmworkers Clinic​
Emory Physical Therapy Students & Faculty​
VSU Marriage and Family Therapy Students & Faculty​
VSU Modern & Classical Language Department Students & Faculty​
AHEC (Area Health Education Centers)​
Georgia Department of Community Health (HIV testing & prevention education)​
Local Churches (food, etc.)​


What happens at SFGHP:

We focus on preventative care,” said Julissa Clapp, Clinic Coordinator. “We talk to them, educate them about potential health problems: Diabetes, STDs, heat exhaustion. We try to prevent a minor problem from developing into a major problem.