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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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Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM)

PCOM Web Site

Bridging the Gaps Program Faculty

Oliver Bullock, DO
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine BTG Faculty Director

Ronald Allen
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine BTG Program Director

School of Osteopathic Medicine
Office of the Dean, Evans Hall, Suite 205
4170 City Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19131-1694

CHIP Eligibility

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.

BTG Application Form

2014 BTG CHIP Community Partners –
PCOM, La Salle University and University of the Sciences

  • Church of the Advocate Outreach Program
  • EducationWorks, WorkReady Philadelphia
  • Episcopal Diocese of Pennsylvania, City Camp
  • 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
  • Lee Cultural Center, Camp Uplift Summer Camp
  • Philadelphia City Rowing
  • Philadelphia Department of Public Health, Patient Assistance Program
  • Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse
  • South Philadelphia Hispanic Community Outreach
  • St. James School
  • Urban Blazers
  • Veterans Multi-Service Center, The Perimeter

For an alphabetical list of all 2013 BTG CHIP community partners and to view 2013 community project summaries by site, click here.

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