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Institute for the Advancement of Community Health

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Featured Programs

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Medical Legal Partnership

The Medical Legal Partnership (MLP) connects health care providers with legal aid attorneys. Physicians can refer patients with health-harming legal issues to the MLP team where attorneys will represent them for no charge.

Learn about the MLP

Master of Science in Community Engaged Medicine

The Master of Science in Community Engaged Medicine (MS-CEM) degree program uses intensive classroom, community and clinical study to prepare its students for today's complex world of health care.

Learn about the MS-CEM program
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Student Experiences

Gain experience that will build confidence and give an edge in post-graduate studies and beyond.

Gain experience


Our partnerships provide students with community engagement.

Meet our partners
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IACH Affiliate Program

The IACH Affiliate Program brings together scholars, health care providers and community partners in the interest of working together to advance community health.

Visit the Affiliate Program


The IACH is excited to host a wide variety of opportunities for Furman faculty, students and staff as well as community partners and interested collaborators to further the mission of the IACH.

See our events
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