"Serving at the intersection of doctor and patient, I am able to witness the incredible commitment of our partner clinics to the population we serve." - Natalie Shovlin-Bankole, Health Access Liaison at Nationalities Service Center
NHC Philadelphia member, Lauren Finch, serves at Family Practice & Counseling Network Abbottsford Falls. Detailed in this blog, Lauren shares what she has learned about the integrative healthcare approach that her host site embodies.
"Instead of allowing us to hold complacent attitudes toward many clinics’ lack of resources and an opaque health insurance system, NHC creates a space for members to voice these experiences at our monthly discussions."
The new 2016-2017 service term has begun! NHC Philly member, Kenechi Iwudyke, takes a moment to reflect on the benefits of Pre-Service Orientation (PSO) as he embarks on his service journey with Philadelphia Department of Public Health.
"Outside of the professional development opportunities and resources this service term has introduced me to, it is relationships and patient interactions like these that have inspired me in so many ways."