MedFest


In affiliation with:Department of Pediatrics

In affiliation with: Department of Pediatrics

Description: Led by volunteer physicians, nurses, physician assistants and medical students, MedFest is an annual program that provides physical examinations for potential Special Olympics athletes prior to the competition. The goals of MedFest are to encourage individuals with developmental disabilities to participate in sports and to help physicians learn how to provide better care to all individuals. Volunteers must attend an orientation, and additional requirements may be determined by the Special Olympics of Southern California.

When: Once a year

Accepting Volunteers:Yes — Open to students, faculty and staff

Contact Person: Christine Mirzaian