University Muslim Medical Association (UMMA) Community Clinic
Our mission is to promote the well-being of the underserved by providing access to high quality healthcare for all, regardless of ability to pay.
UMMA envisions itself as part of a larger network of institutions addressing the health and wellbeing of the underserved and indigent, mindful of the cultural, spiritual, social and economic realities that impinge upon them and the traditional barriers to accessing care.
UMMA shall strive to:
•Cultivate and expand a robust network of collaborative relationships with individuals, organizations and institutions among the community at large. •Pursue opportunities for interaction and understanding between Muslim Americans and people of all other cultural, economic and religious backgrounds. Maintaining its role as a pioneering institution established by Muslim Americans, UMMA shall continue to:
•Play an active leadership role in increasing awareness among Muslim Americans of domestic social issues and their moral obligation to address them. •Exemplify the positive contributions of Muslims to American society. •Serve as a model institutional excellence for the Muslim American community, by upholding the highest standards in all aspects of its services, activities and governance. •Provide medical education and training to future health professionals; UMMA shall also provide students of other disciplines exposure to the medical and social issues unique to the urban poor. Values
The services, activities and governance of UMMA shall reflect the Islamic values and moral principles which inspired its founders. These include the core values which are universally shared and revered by society at large: •Service •Compassion •Human Dignity •Social Justice •Ethical Conduct