M3 and M4 Student Volunteers

How to Sign-Up: 

  1. Login to GiveGab (You must first have a GiveGab account)

  2. Navigate to the Jackson Free Clinic page

  3. Select the date on which you want to volunteer  

  4. Click on the checkmark in the M3/M4 sign-up box

  5. You should receive an email confirmation indicating you have signed up

We currently allow for 8 M3/M4 volunteers. Sign-up emails are usually sent by the Student Volunteer Coordinators the Tuesday before a clinic day.

Family Medicine Clerkship Volunteer Requirement: 

This is a required portion of the M3 Family Medicine Clerkship. Please utilize the available M3/M4 sign-up box on GiveGab.

M2/M4 Volunteer Requirement:

There are 2 volunteer spots posted on GiveGab each Saturday, please utilize the designated M2/M4 sign-up box on GiveGab. M2s can sign-up for this under the normal M1/M2 sign-up box.

Dr. Joyce Olutade Chief Student Clinician Award:

To sign up to be a team leader, students must sign up via GiveGab. These sign-up spots are the 8 volunteer spots posted in the M3/M4 sign-up box. Students must also sign in as team leader at the clinic to be recorded. 


The Olutade Award is a recognition of students who have demonstrated commitment to helping the uninsured in Jackson by regularly leading a team at the JFC. The award will be given to any student who completes the criteria as follows:

  • The student must lead a team 8 distinct times, according to the following schedule:

    • 4 times from July to December

    • 4 times from January to May

  • Students may not co-lead a team. Only one student will be designated as team leader on each team to qualify for the award.  

  • Volunteering as required by the Family Medicine clerkship does NOT count toward one of the eight required dates.

Dr. Savannah Duckworth Student Educator Award:

The Student Educator Award is a recognition of one upper level medical student (M3/M4) who has demonstrated the following attributes:

  • an exceptional commitment and skill in teaching his or her lower level medical students (M1/M2)

  • persistent advocacy for student participation in team roles

  • a strong desire to create a positive learning environment at the JFC.


Nominations for this award can be made by lower level medical students at. At the end of the spring semester, one student will be chosen from the nominations by the JFC Board of Directors to receive the Student Educator Award.


If you have any questions in regards to volunteering please contact our Student Volunteer Coordinators at svc@jfchealth.org.

  • Amira Abbas (arabbas@umc.edu)

  • Monica Nguyen, M3 (dnguyen2@umc.edu)

  • Wilson Benton (lbenton@umc.edu)

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Jackson Free Clinic

925 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive

Jackson, MS 39203