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Apply now! NHC Philly is  recruiting for our 2017-2018 service term. For more information on how to apply to the NHC Philadelphia program follow the link below!

Meet our NHC Philadelphia 2016-2017 members!

NHC Philadelphia members are serving communties throughout the city of Philadelphia. Member service focuses primarily on access to care and health education in various healthcare community 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!

Philadelphia is an "Employer of Service"

Implemented by the former Mayor of Philadelphia, Mayor Michael Nutter, and the CEO of the Corporation for National & Community Service, Wendy Spencer. Learn more

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National Health Corps Philadelphia Blog

"These unique experiences further solidified my interest in advocacy and social work because I was frustrated at the lack of resources and the communication our health system offers."
Date of Publication: 06/20/2017
Author: cquinn
“This is why we’re a team,” I assured Sandy.
Date of Publication: 06/12/2017
Author: cquinn
"The more time I spend with these patients, the more I appreciate the type of relationship I’m able to have with them." - Menaka Dhingra, Patient Advocate
Date of Publication: 06/07/2017
Author: cquinn
"These patients have taught me so much with their strength and resilience and we try our best to provide them with quality, compassionate prenatal care."
Date of Publication: 06/06/2017
Author: cquinn
NHC Philadelphia member, Chamara Fernando, serves as a Patient Advocate at one of the Philadelphia Department of Public Health Ambulatory Health Services district health centers. Chamara tells us about his experience getting to know some of his patients beyond the applications he assists them with.
Date of Publication: 06/01/2017
Author: cquinn

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