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CHIP Eligibility


Drexel Students who have completed their first year in the following schools are eligible to participate in the Bridging the Gaps Community Health Internship Program:

  • College of Medicine

  • College of Nursing and Health Professions, Creative Arts in Therapy

  • Dornsife School of Public Health

  • Thomas R. Kline School of Law

Drexel Students who meet the eligibility criteria must do the following:


2023 BTG CHIP Community Partners – Drexel University, Philadelphia

  • 12PLUS

  • Broad Street Ministry

  • CARIE (Center for Advocacy for the Rights & Interests of the Elderly)

  • CCIU Migrant Education Program 

  • Depaul USA

  • Drexel Food Lab

  • Einstein Immunodeficiency Center (IDC) 

  • Einstein Pride Program 

  • Frankie's World Foundation 

  • Gaudenzia, Philly House Women's Program 

  • Gaudenzia, Together House Men's Program

  • Heights Philadelphia

  • HMS School, School for Children with Cerebral Palsy 

  • Legacy Youth Tennis & Education

  • Mental Health Partnerships

  • North Light Community Center

  • Northern Children's Services

  • Philadelphia Department of Public Health, Ambulatory Health Services 

  • Programs Employing People

  • St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, Center for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs

  • St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children’s Center for the Urban Child 

  • St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, Collaborative Primary Care Clinic (CPCC)

  • St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children’s Center, Summer Meals Program Cap4Kids

  • Unitarian Universalist House, Outreach Program

See 2023 DU Philadelphia Project Summaries 

2023 BTG CHIP Community Partners – Drexel University​, West Reading Campus

  • Centro Hispano of Reading & Berks County

  • Helping Harvest Fresh Food Bank

  • Hope Rescue Mission

  • LGBT Center of Reading 

  • Mary's Shelter

  • New Journey Community Outreach

  • Olivet Boys & Girls Club

  • The Salvation Army of Reading 


See 2023 DU Reading Project Summaries

Bridging the Gaps Program Faculty and Staff


Elissa Goldberg, MSS, LSW  
Drexel University

BTG Program Director


Laura Mullin
Drexel University

BTG Program Coordinator


Angela Kim, MD

BTG Faculty

West Reading:

Holly Metzgar, DO

Drexel University

College of Medicine
Office of Community Experience 
2900 Queen Lane, G18D
Philadelphia, PA 19129 

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