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"The members gained information about maintaining their health ... [and] began to see coherence in establishing healthy on-going practices ... Our members and staff shared freely with the BTG students and felt they were contributing to the education of professionals who wanted to be more understanding.
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Drexel University

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Bridging the Gaps Program Faculty

Elissa Goldberg, MSS, LSW 
Drexel University BTG Program Director

Mario Cruz, MD
Drexel University BTG Faculty Director

Lidyvez Mejia
Drexel University BTG Program Coordinator
215 991-8578

Steven Rosenzweig, MD
Drexel University BTG Program Faculty

College of Medicine
Room G18D, 2900 Queen Lane
Philadelphia, PA 19129

CHIP Eligibility

Drexel Students who have completed their first year in the following schools are eligible to participate in the Bridging the Gaps Community Health Internship Program:

  • Earle Mack School of Law
  • College of Medicine
  • College of Nursing and Health Professions, Creative Arts in Therapy
  • College of Nursing and Health Professions, Nursing
  • School of Public Health

Drexel Students who meet the eligibility criteria must do the following:

BTG Application Form

2013 BTG CHIP Community Partners – Drexel University

  • Attic Youth Center [The]
  • BuildaBridge
  • CARIE (Center for Advocacy for the Rights and Interests of the Elderly)
  • Centro Nueva Creación, Goodlands Camp
  • Covenant House Pennsylvania
  • Do One Thing
  • Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia Ujima
  • East Park Revitalization Alliance
  • Foundations, Inc., Philadelphia Center for Arts and Technology
  • Lutheran Children and Family Service, Refugee Resettlement
  • North Light Community Center
  • Philadelphia Department of Public Health, Patient Assistance Program
  • Philadelphia Futures
  • St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, Center for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs (CCYSHCN )
  • St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, Farm to Families
  • St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, Medical-Legal Partnership
  • Unitarian Universalist House Outreach Program
  • Urban Blazers
  • Women Against Abuse, Emergency Shelter, Children's Program

For an alphabetical list of all 2012 BTG CHIP community partners and to view 2012 community project summaries by site, click here.

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