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Meet our NHC Philadelphia 2017-2018 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 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 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

“This experience served as a reminder to me that what I may think is a 'minor mistake' would have been costly to the patient.”
Date of Publication: 05/21/2018
Author: cbass
“A phrase often recited by many social workers is to “meet the patients where they’re at.” Even though I may not be in the same place in my life as my patients, it is important to respect that they will come in when they are ready, and will complete the tasks on their own time”
Date of Publication: 05/15/2018
Author: cbass
“I am very grateful for my time here and hope to never stop venturing outside of my comfort zone to gain the knowledge that it takes to be a leader in the health field, working towards bettering the health outcomes of all communities alike.”
Date of Publication: 05/10/2018
Author: cbass
“Lack of access to health resources is one of the biggest pitfalls of the US healthcare system, and care navigators like me help keep busy, fearful, or uninformed patients proactive and engaged in their health management.”
Date of Publication: 05/07/2018
Author: cbass
“The conversations about cancer/cancer screenings create a space for the sharing of narratives that expose the hardships current or former family members had with the cancer/health condition being discussed.”
Date of Publication: 04/30/2018
Author: cbass

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