Preventing Pain and Alleviating Suffering

For more than 35 years, Remote Area Medical has provided free healthcare services to those in need through the operation of pop-up clinics around the country. RAM’s free clinics deliver free quality services to underserved and uninsured individuals who do not have access to or cannot afford a doctor. Today, more than 863,700 individuals have recieved this free care.


At RAM free pop-up clinics, patients receive dental cleanings, fillings, extractions, dental x-rays. For many, this is the only way they will have access to this important care.


RAM patients can receive eye exams, glaucoma testing, eyeglass prescriptions, and pick out frames to have their eyeglasses made on-site in our mobile vision lab.


All RAM patients have access to a variety of medical services, based on clinic volunteer specialties, including podiatrists, family foctors, women’s health, and more.

All services are free. No ID required.

Since RAM was founded in 1985, more than 172,900 volunteers – comprised of licensed dental, vision, and medical professionals, as well as general support staff – have treated more than 863,700 individuals delivering $174 millionworth of free healthcare services.

The Need is Everywhere

Since 2019, RAM has held clinics, in Tennessee, California, Colorado, Florida, Idaho, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, New Mexico, Nevada, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia, Guyana, Haiti, the Philippines and The Bahamas.

Neighbors Helping Neighbors

Are you looking to bring RAM to your community? Learn more about how to become a community host group and provide free services to your neighbors in need.