Remote Area Medical
Remote Area Medical Volunteer Corps (RAM) is a Knoxville, Tennessee-based, non-profit, volunteer, airborne medical relief corps that provides free health care, dental care, eye care, veterinary services, and technical and educational assistance to people in remote areas of the United States, and around the world. RAM was founded in 1985 by Stan Brock, who worked as an assistant to Marlin Perkins on Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom. The group's work was originally confined to Third World countries, but later shifted towards the US.
According to RAM, the organization has provided $33,079,038 worth of free health care to 357,368 patients with the help of 36,675 volunteers since its inception. Approximately two-thirds of this total is in the USA.
According to Brock, local licensing requirements for doctors in many states prevent his group from bringing out-of-state doctors to areas where their help is needed. Tennessee is the only state that has an "Open Borders To Doctors" law on its books.
Special exemptions have enabled RAM to hold a few clinics outside the state of Tennessee. One of these — in Wise, Virginia — was the largest RAM clinic held to date. Held from July 25–27 in 2008, this 3-day clinic had 1,584 volunteers who provided 5,475 treatments to 2,670 patients. The total value of care provided at this single clinic equaled $1,725,418.
RAM is funded through donations and relies on volunteers from the community, as well as professionals including physicians, dentists, optometrists, nurses, pilots and veterinarians to provide care in poorer communities.

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Provides free medical care to people in remote areas around the world via its fleet of aircraft. Information on volunteer opportunities, photo journal, and ...
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Remote Area Medical - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Remote Area Medical. 1578 likes · 105 talking about this. This is the official page of the Remote Area Medical documentary. The views expressed here ...
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Remote Area Medical Jeff Reichert & Farihah Zaman - GE FOCUS ...
Over three days in April 2012, Remote Area Medical, the pioneers of “no-cost” health care clinics, treated nearly 2000 patients on the infield of Bristol, ...
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Thank you for choosing to enroll as a volunteer with Remote Area Medical® ( RAM)! We appreciate that you share an interest in providing free care to the ...
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Remote Area Medical (2013) - IMDb
Directed by Jeff Reichert, Farihah Zaman. A debate over healthcare has been raging nationwide, but what's been lost in the discussion arethe American citizens ...
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Remote Area Medical | Catapult Film Fund
Remote Area Medical will document the annual two-day “pop-up” medical clinic put on by the non-profit Remote Area Medical (RAM) in the NASCAR speedway ...
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Remote Area Medical - American Film Institute
Remote Area Medical. People sit in their cars for more than a day outside the Bristol Motor Speedway in Tennessee, waiting not for NASCAR tickets but for  ...
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Remote Area Medical: Film Review - The Hollywood Reporter
Jul 26, 2013 ... NEW YORK — Finding that the kind of huge medical-aid missions American charities send overseas are just as necessary within our borders, ...
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Remote Medical International provides equipment, training, and onsite medical and rescue support to organizations and individuals operating and/or traveling in  ...
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The main collaborative partners in the delivery of medical care at the Remote Areas Medical (RAM) Health Fair in Wise are the Lenowisco Health District, the St.
Remote Area Medical - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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WELCOME TO Remote Area Medical'S NEW ONLINE VOLUNTEER ENROLLMENT & REGISTRATION SYSTEM! Thank you for choosing to enroll as a volunteer with Remote Area Medical® (RAM)! ... Southern VA University 1 University ...
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An Introduction to Human Services
An Introduction to Human Services
Marianne R. Woodside, Tricia McClam, 2010
The team carefully assesses the area's needs, visits the site, and when appropriate, arranges an expedition. In addition to activity ... RAM medical services run the gamut from a basic blood pressure check to full- scale surgery. Operating teams ...
The Windward Road: Adventures of a Naturalist on Remote Caribbean Shores
The Windward Road: Adventures of a Naturalist on Remote Caribbean Shores
2013
Winner of the John Burroughs Medal, American Museum of Natural History"Writing in the best tradition of the great naturalist explorers."--Rachel Carson"Written with verve and drive and clarity and joyousness . . . a classic of travel-nature writing."--Chicago Tribune"A delightful and absorbing adventure story, which acquire...
Healthcare Disparities at the Crossroads with Healthcare Reform
Healthcare Disparities at the Crossroads with Healthcare Reform
Richard Allen Williams, 2011
In all of its programs, RAM seeks to provide relief to those in need of basic health care – whether that care is dental, optical, or medical in nature. Remote Area Medical® is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization with no paid employees using an  ...
Conflict and Catastrophe Medicine: A Practical Guide
Conflict and Catastrophe Medicine: A Practical Guide
Adriaan P. C. C. Hopperus Buma, 2009
A better title might be “remote-area medic.” The person filling this role will have a wide range of duties. These can include supervision of environmental health, catering hygiene and other aspects of illness prevention, routine general medical  ...
Uganda, 7th (Bradt Travel Guide)
Uganda, 7th (Bradt Travel Guide)
Philip Briggs, 2013
Reviews of previous edition ‘Formidable in-depth information on native mammals and birds.' - The Times 'Bradt's Uganda guidebook has the most up-to-date information on trekking companies and basic travel resources, as well as some trekking route information.' - Travel Africa 'Bradt's Uganda by Philip Briggs is a compre...
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Volunteer Vacations Across America: Immersion Travel USA ...
Sheryl Kayne, 2011
Medical and nonmedical volunteer applications are available on the Fresh Start Web site. Vision and Dental Care, Rural Communities: Remote Area Medical Volunteer Corps (Remote Area Medical, 1834 Beech St., Knoxville, TN 37920; ...
Wilderness Medicine, 6th: Beyond First Aid
Wilderness Medicine, 6th: Beyond First Aid
2012
Veteran outdoor author William Forgey, M.D. is engaged in the full-time practice of family medicine and is a member of the board of trustees of the International Association for Medical Assistance to Travelers, a fellow of the Explorers Club, and a past president of the Wilderness Medical Society. A former Boy Scout scoutmaster and Medical Explorer...
50 Vetoes: How States Can Stop the Obama Health Care Law
50 Vetoes: How States Can Stop the Obama Health Care Law
Michael F. Cannon, 2013
Volunteer groups like Remote Area Medical engage doctors and other clinicians from around the country to treat indigent patients in rural and inner-city areas. States often prevent these clinicians from providing free medical care to the poor  ...
Born for Love: Why Empathy Is Essential--and Endangered
Born for Love: Why Empathy Is Essential--and Endangered
Bruce D. Perry, 2011
“Empathy, and the ties that bind people into relationships, are key elements of happiness. Born for Love is truly fascinating.” (Gretchen Rubin, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Happiness Project)“Once in awhile a book changes the way I experience the world. This time it’s Born For Love, by Bruce D. Perry and Maia Szalavitz. Their book e...
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Remote Area Medical: Film Review - The Hollywood Reporter
NEW YORK — Finding that the kind of huge medical-aid missions American charities send overseas are just as necessary within our borders, Remote Area Medical illuminates health-care ironies without preaching about them.
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HumanDocs at Lipscomb Screens NPT Award Winner `Remote Area Medical` Tonight (Wed. Nov. 6) – News and Programming Updates From Nashville Public Television
HumanDocs at Lipscomb Screens NPT Award Winner `Remote Area Medical` Tonight (Wed. Nov.
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AFI Docs 2013: 'Best Kept Secret' & 'Remote Area Medical' | PopMatters
Two films at this years AFI Docs Film Festival demonstrate the resilience and courage of individuals facing impossible situations, inner city school students with special needs and patients without health insurance.
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UT Students to Go to Louisiana to Work with Remote Area Medical | Tennessee Today
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Citizen Jane film review: Remote Area Medical and Sparkle
Review by Tori Partidge Photo Courtesy of citizenjanefilmfestival. org The Warehouse Theatre gives off the vibe of an old collectors house.
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Virginia Film Festival: Remote Area Medical » Charlottesville Podcasting Network
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Remote Area Medical clinic returning to Southwest Virginia | News - Home
The Remote Area Medical Center returns to Southwest Virginia.
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Remote Area Medical Clinic a ‘huge success’
Organizers of last weekend’s Remote Area Medical Expedition at Clinton’s First Baptist Church said the event was a huge success. During the two-day clinic, medical, dental, and vision services estimated at more than $504,000 were provided to patients at no charge.
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Remote Area Medical: Free health care for the poor in Appalachia » rodalamkeyjr.com
They drove for hundreds of miles and slept for days in their cars in the parking lot of the Bristol Motor Speedway in Bristol, Tennessee. Under the stars on wet grass they huddled in tents and sleeping bags at the Wise County Fairgrounds in Wise, Virginia. The downtrodden masses gathered for a…
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