"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."
BTG Community Preceptor
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM)
Bridging the Gaps Program Faculty
Denise Curran, MS
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine BTG Program Director
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine BTG Assistant Program Director
Pat Anthony Lannutti, DO
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine BTG Faculty Director
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Student Affairs, Suite 101
4170 City Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19131-1694
Students from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine who have completed their first year in the Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine Program are eligible to participate in the Bridging the Gaps Community Health Internship Program.
Students from the La Salle University School of Nursing & Health Sciences and the University of the Sciences join the PCOM interns working on some of the projects at the community sites listed below.
2015 BTG CHIP Community Partners
PCOM, La Salle University and University of the Sciences
- EducationWorks, WorkReady Philadelphia
- Gaudenzia, Inc., People With Hope
- Gaudenzia, Inc., Women's Co-Occurring Program
- Haddington Townhouses, Summer Youth Program
- Healthy Philadelphia
- Intercommunity Action, Inc., Journey's Way
- Philadelphia Food Access Collaborative – Mayor’s Office of Community Empowerment and Opportunity
- SHARE Food Program
- Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse
- Urban Blazers
- Veterans Multi-Service Center, The Perimeter
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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"I think what I learned that will most directly benefit my patients is to always think about where a person comes from and what influences guide their actions and decisions ... I have asked myself, 'How do we fix those influences in order to help our patients?'"
BTG Student Intern
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