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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!

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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!

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National Health Corps Philadelphia Blog

The word “addict” carries with it the burden of years and years of stigma. This stigma has been ingrained into our society: in our laws, our healthcare systems, and our day to day interactions. In the short two months that I have served at Girard Medical Center as a Care Coordinator, I’ve not heard the word used once by any provider.
Date of Publication: 11/11/2019
Author: cbass
Of the issues that many Philadelphia citizens confront regularly, food insecurity is among the most concerning.
Date of Publication: 11/08/2019
Author: cbass
Poor piping in homes leads to leaks and mold, which can be an asthma trigger. Poor air circulation leads to accumulation of dust and other common air pollutants that can make it difficult for these children to breathe. Poor foundations in homes can lead to pests, which can also exacerbate asthma symptoms. With all of these factors that play a role in these children’s health, what can be done?
Date of Publication: 11/04/2019
Author: cbass
Preventative care emphasizes screenings that could help reduce risks of cancer or identify cancer in early stages when possible. It is a difficult topic to discuss; however, I can see how promoting a perspective of preventative care can offer patients education about their health as well as promote healthy decision-making.
Date of Publication: 10/28/2019
Author: cbass
Viewing patients through a trauma-informed lens leads to more compassionate and holistic treatment.
Date of Publication: 10/21/2019
Author: cbass

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