Member Activities

Over the course of the service term, members participate in a variety of activities in addition to their Host-Site Service, including Pre-Service Orientation, Training, Member Meetings, Local Service Projects, Member Committees, Administrative Responsibilities, Volunteer Recruitment, a mid-year Retreat, and an end of year Recognition Ceremony.

A day in the Life of a NHC FL member

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I serve as a health educator at Tiger Academy, a free, public charter school on the Northwest side of Jacksonville, Florida. In my position, I have the flexibility to bring my passions inside the classrooms and provide more opportunities for learning to the students. Compared to private schools, many public schools do not have the funds to implement Spanish as an elective for their students, especially starting at such a young age.
Date of Publication: 01/15/2021
Author: KRoussel
I connect with and provide case management to the male partners of these women in order to support clients on a more holistic family level. In my efforts to recruit and manage the caseload of fathers in our program, I assist them with setting and keeping track of goals that are important and relevant to them.
Date of Publication: 01/15/2021
Author: KRoussel
As a person who was first introduced to medicine through my own health complications, I had always considered my own health solely in physical control. My image of health took shape in eating enough iron, eating proper proportions of food groups, and exercising to build my cardiovascular strength.
Date of Publication: 01/15/2021
Author: KRoussel
I couldn’t think of a better way to bring my own expertise to Sulzbacher than to establish a weekly exercise class. My educational background is centered around using exercise as a preventative and mitigative tool for chronic diseases, such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Many members of Jacksonville's homeless population struggle with these preventable diseases.
Date of Publication: 01/02/2021
Author: KRoussel
Of all the questions I was asked during my medical school interviews, this one stuck with me the most: What matters more in caring for a patient - knowledge or empathy? Before beginning my service with the National Health Corps I would have, without hesitation, answered "knowledge".
Date of Publication: 12/08/2020
Author: KRoussel

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