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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

“If it wasn’t for the Marketplace, I wouldn’t have medical insurance”. As an Insurance Specialist at Health Center #6, I have heard this statement many times over the past six weeks.
Date of Publication: 12/17/2018
Author: cbass
“In navigating the healthcare system and working directly with clients, challenges inevitably arise and certain barriers prove unsurmountable. These challenges feel particularly grave as they involve somebody’s health and physical well being.”
Date of Publication: 12/10/2018
Author: cbass
“This lengthy process opened my eyes to the many different obstacles (linguistic, political, and procedural) that patients must hurdle in order to receive quality health care.”
Date of Publication: 12/03/2018
Author: cbass
Having the opportunity to facilitate classroom learning as well as work in on-one-one settings has given me a greater awareness of the challenges students face in both staying healthy and doing well in school.
Date of Publication: 11/26/2018
Author: cbass
As an advocate, I tend to focus on each patient’s individual situation, but it’s also important to take a step back and consider the larger context of the health outcomes I see every day.
Date of Publication: 11/19/2018
Author: cbass

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