Latino Medical Student Association

Health Frontiers in Tijuana

About the HFiT Clinic:

Founded in 2011, the Health Frontiers in Tijuana Student-Run Free Clinic (HFiT) is a partnership between UCSD and the Universidad Autónoma de Baja California. It offers global public health learning opportunities to UCSD faculty and students just 30 minutes fromthe La Jolla Campus. The HFiT Clinic is located adjacent to the world’s busiest international border and is the first trulyBinational student-run free clinic in the Mexico-US borderregion. The clinic is located in Tijuana's Zona Norte, and serves vulnerable populations.

HFiT Clinic’s Goals:

  • To provide education, research, mentorship and service opportunities in global health and other disciplines
  • To serve as an incubator for student-led research
  • To provide access to care to vulnerable persons
  • To deliver evidence-based medicine in a low resource setting

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