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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

Cultural humility, as opposed to cultural competency, does not require the acquisition of total knowledge of all cultures, but rather an understanding of the ways that cultural upbringings influence our interactions and perceptions of the world. Through practicing cultural humility, cultural difference can become less of a barrier to relationships or service provision, and instead creates space for self-reflection and a continual, reciprocal learning process.
Date of Publication: 10/15/2018
Author: cbass
At the end of my training, I was, and am still, appreciative of the friendly atmosphere at SKWC and excited to begin my service.
Date of Publication: 10/08/2018
Author: cbass
I stated that my biggest fear was not being prepared for a year in public health...
Date of Publication: 07/16/2018
Author: cbass
While I admit the cliché of “ignorance is bliss” is correct, I constructed a new saying for myself: “With truth, there can be action.”
Date of Publication: 07/10/2018
Author: cbass
There is something so powerful and unique about taking our shared experience and sociocultural education in Philly which bonds us so tightly out into the world for the next phase of our lives.
Date of Publication: 07/02/2018
Author: cbass

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