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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

I don’t want to come off as overly-dramatic about the whole situation, but these are experiences that I will truly continue to reflect on as I continue my career.
Date of Publication: 02/18/2019
Author: cbass
Effective and considerate communication between languages and between cultures is vital--growing up in a household primarily rooted in a different language and culture taught me that much. But nothing has done more to reinforce this lesson than my experiences at Health Center 3 as an Insurance Specialist.
Date of Publication: 02/11/2019
Author: cbass
Regular interactions like these remind me that it’s a privilege to be able to prioritize your health. Some of our refugee clients at NSC have lived their entire lives without going to doctor’s appointments regularly, and therefore going to see the doctor is often not a top priority. When seemingly basic aspects of life get in the way, it’s not an easy ask of us when we try to convince our clients to trek across the city to make a follow-up appointment, or even to make a sick visit that, in a client’s opinion, isn’t urgent.
Date of Publication: 02/04/2019
Author: cbass
Samantha’s case demonstrated to me the true need for advocacy: the readiness to support and sometimes even fight on behalf of individuals to assist in navigating the complexities of our healthcare system.
Date of Publication: 01/29/2019
Author: cbass
At the Prescription Assistance Program, we’re teaching these patients to hope for something greater.
Date of Publication: 01/22/2019
Author: cbass

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