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Working together to multiply impact

The Department of Family Medicine and Community Health has a broad range of collaborative partnerships that work together to address unmet needs in Philadelphia's communities and beyond. 

Our vision is to be the leader in promoting thriving communities through advanced primary care for all individuals and families. We couple our health programs with efforts to address unmet social and behavioral health needs by fostering strong and enduring community partnerships with Penn. Read more about a selection of our valued partners below.

The Netter Center for Community Partnerships

Founded in 1992, the Barbara and Edward Netter Center for Community Partnerships is Penn’s primary vehicle for bringing to bear the broad range of human knowledge needed to solve the complex, comprehensive, and interconnected problems of the American city so that West Philadelphia (Penn’s local geographic community), Philadelphia, the University itself, and society benefit. 

Penn Center for Public Health

The University of Pennsylvania's Center for Public Health (CPH) is a university-wide center which promotes interdisciplinary research, education and practice in public health. The CPH acts as the organizational home and academic base for Penn’s multi-disciplinary, inter-school Master in Public Health (MPH) degree program.

Penn Medicine Listening Lab

The Penn Medicine Listening Lab is a storytelling initiative that embraces the power of listening as a form of care and amplifies the voices of patients, caregivers, staff, and providers across the Penn Medicine system. 

Take action for a healthier Philadelphia

We are all stronger and capable of effecting greater change when we work together. If your organization is working towards reducing health disparities and improving patient outcomes in West Philadelphia and beyond, we want to hear from you. 

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