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Apply now! NHC Philly is  recruiting for our 2017-2018 service term. For more information on how to apply to the NHC Philadelphia program follow the link below!

Meet our NHC Philadelphia 2016-2017 members!

NHC Philadelphia members are serving communties throughout the city of Philadelphia. Member service focuses primarily on access to care and health education in various healthcare community organizations.


City of Brotherly Love

"Philly" is home to 1.5 million residents, fabulous and fiesty sports teams and fans, the Liberty Bell, the soft-pretzel and famous cheesesteaks and hoagies.  The history and character of our landmarks and people make this city an exciting place to live, serve and have fun!

Affordable Care Act

NHC Philly '15-16 members met with United States Secretary of Health and Human Services Sylvia Burwell to discuss how the Affordable Care Act has helped patients gain access to Care!

Philadelphia is an "Employer of Service"

Implemented by the former Mayor of Philadelphia, Mayor Michael Nutter, and the CEO of the Corporation for National & Community Service, Wendy Spencer. Learn more

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National Health Corps Philadelphia Blog

"This transparent space escapes classification within the clinic, for it houses two worlds: that of the clinic’s benefits counselors and that of the Abbottsford Homes community."
Date of Publication: 04/24/2017
Author: cquinn
"Over time I've seen the same patients that struggled with getting medication make drastic changes in their lifestyle once their PAP application is approved."
Date of Publication: 04/22/2017
Author: cquinn
"Those days remind me of and affirm my reasons for wanting to enter the fields of medicine and public health."
Date of Publication: 04/11/2017
Author: cquinn
NHC Philadelphia member , Casey Schattler, discusses the transition from one AmeriCorps term to another and the new ideas she brings to her host site!
Date of Publication: 04/05/2017
Author: cquinn
NHC Philadelphia member, Michelle Wan, talks about the language barriers of her patient population and how accessing healthcare can be affected.
Date of Publication: 03/28/2017
Author: cquinn

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