What It’s Like To Only Have Health Care One Day A Year

The Establishment
Sep 21, 2016 · 7 min read

By Chelsea Jack

The annual Remote Area Medical (RAM) clinic at the Wise County Fairgrounds in southwest Virginia has become a sensational representation of the health disparities in America that have built up over the past two decades. Each year, health and policy journalists try to capture the spirit of the event by detailing the desperate patients waiting in fairground…