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Meet our NHC Philadelphia 2018-2019 members!

NHC Philadelphia members are serving communties throughout the city of Philadelphia. Member service focuses primarily on education about and access to health and social services within community-based health care organizations.

Philadelphia

City of Brotherly Love

"Philly" is home to 1.5 million residents, fabulous and fiesty sports teams and fans, the Liberty Bell, the soft-pretzel and famous cheesesteaks and hoagies.  The history and character of our landmarks and people make this city an exciting place to live, serve and have fun!

Affordable Care Act

NHC Philly '15-16 members met with United States Secretary of Health and Human Services Sylvia Burwell to discuss how the Affordable Care Act has helped patients gain access to Care!

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Interested in becoming a member of NHC Philadelphia?

Apply now! NHC Philly is still recruiting for our 2018-2019 service term. For more information on how to apply to the NHC Philadelphia program follow the link below!

Apply Now!

Interested in becoming a member of NHC Philadelphia?

Apply now! NHC Philly is still recruiting for our 2018-2019 service term. For more information on how to apply to the NHC Philadelphia program follow the link below!

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National Health Corps Philadelphia Blog

My undergraduate education in public health provided me with a textbook understanding of holistic healthcare and the impact of social issues on health, but I wanted to see what this meant in reality. So far during the course of my service term as a patient advocate at Health Center 4, I felt as though I’ve received a crash course in the true meaning of social determinants of health.
Date of Publication: 01/14/2019
Author: cbass
If we want to make our nation a healthier and more secure state, there is much more we can do to achieve this goal.
Date of Publication: 01/07/2019
Author: cbass
“I felt lucky to work on the front lines of enrolling people during this time. I felt the pain of looking at a plan that suddenly became unaffordable. I felt the joy of telling someone who had been uninsured for years that they would finally be able to see the doctor they’d been holding off on.”
Date of Publication: 01/02/2019
Author: cbass
“The clients I get to serve reenter society with the tools, understanding, and support system to lead healthier and more successful lives in regards to HIV treatment and beyond.”
Date of Publication: 12/24/2018
Author: cbass
“If it wasn’t for the Marketplace, I wouldn’t have medical insurance”. As an Insurance Specialist at Health Center #6, I have heard this statement many times over the past six weeks.
Date of Publication: 12/17/2018
Author: cbass

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