It's totally normal for our members to feel some apprehension about starting a completely new experience as a Philadelphia Health Corps member. In this blog post, member Esther Adeyemi discusses overcoming her initial nervousness at leading education workshops on safe sleep practices that would make a difference in the life or death of infants.
In this blog post, member Rachel Ganz talks to her Clinical Director (and AmeriCorps alumnae!), Dr. Laura Hribar, to learn more about how her lifelong commitment to service and public health served as a foundation for her career as a physician.
For Philadelphia Health Corps' December group service project, our members volunteered at the Rubye's Kids Holiday Party, which hosts 500 underprivileged children from 12 elementary schools and 4 shelters in Philadelphia.
It is not uncommon for our members to have completely unexpected experiences during their service term. In this blog post, member Nolan Anderson reflects on how his patients have made him a better man, a better advocate, and a better citizen.
Group service projects are an exciting aspect of our program because they facilitate member bonding and relationship building while simultaneously encouraging community engagement. In this blog post, member Sekela Mwantembe talks about the members' experience serving at Nationalities Service Center's Thanksgiving Dinner.