Our Mission is to provide community-focused medical education and evidence-based, patient centered care; to improve health in rural southern Appalachia, especially among the underserved population; to model compassionate and efficient care using effective communication skills; and to advance scholarly investigation. We lead through excellence, collaboration and innovation.
Ebola precautionary measures
Ebola preparedness has been a priority of ETSU Department of Family Medicine recently with the outbreaks of the Ebola Virus Disease within the United States. Our goal is to provide a safe environment for all our patients and staff within our clinics with early recognition and screening of all patients for assessment of symptoms, travel history, and exposure to Ebola in the last 30 days. We have been collaborating with East Tennessee Regional Health Department, Sullivan County Health Department, and local hospitals to develop our Ebola preparedness plan. Read more