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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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Thomas Jefferson University

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Bridging the Gaps Program Staff

Maria Hervada-Page, MSS
Thomas Jefferson University BTG Program Director

Department of Family and Community Medicine
1015 Walnut Street, Suite 401
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Thomas Jefferson University BTG Program Faculty

R. Patrick McManus Jr., MD, Jefferson Medical College
George P. Valko, MD, Jefferson Medical College        

CHIP Eligibility

Thomas Jefferson University students who have completed their first year in the following programs may be eligible to participate in the Bridging the Gaps Community Health Internship Program:

  • College of Health Professions, Occupational Therapy
  • Jefferson School of Medicine
  • Jefferson School of Pharmacy
  • Jefferson School of Population Health

Students from Bryn Mawr Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research join Thomas Jefferson interns (in some years) working on community projects.

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2015 BTG CHIP Community Partners – Thomas Jefferson University & Bryn Mawr

  • Bethesda Project, My Brother's House
  • Aquinas Center
  • EducationWorks, Kensington Health and Science High School Project
  • Hall Mercer, Child and Family Unit
  • Maternity Care Coalition, Cribs for Kids
  • Mazzoni Center
  • Mercy Hospice
  • Mercy Neighborhood Ministries
  • Myers Recreation Center [Francis J.]
  • Nationalities Service Center, Health Outreach
  • Philadelphia FIGHT
  • Philadelphia Food Access Collaborative – Mayor’s Office of Community Empowerment and Opportunity
  • Philadelphia Senior Center, Independence Promotion, Project Services on Site (SOS)
  • Prevention Point Philadelphia
  • Ready, Willing & Able, Inc.
  • SHARE Food Program
  • Urban Tree Connection
  • Youth Emergency Service

For an alphabetical list of all 2015 BTG CHIP community partners and to view 2015 community project summaries by site, click here.

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