Thomas Jefferson

CHIP Eligibility

Thomas Jefferson University students who have completed their first year in the following programs may be eligible to participate in the Bridging the Gaps Community Health Internship Program:

  • College of Health Professions, Occupational Therapy

  • Sidney Kimmel Medical School

  • Jefferson School of Pharmacy

  • Jefferson School of Population Health

Students from Bryn Mawr Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research join Thomas Jefferson interns (in some years) working on community projects.


2019 BTG CHIP Community Partners – Thomas Jefferson University & Bryn Mawr

  • Bethesda Project, My Brother's House

  • Francis J. Myers Recreation Center

  • Hall Mercer, Community Mental Health Center 

  • Maternity Care Coalition, Cribs for Kids

  • Mazzoni Center 

  • Mercy Hospice 

  • Mercy Neighborhood Ministries 

  • Nationalities Service Center, Health Outreach

  • Pathways to Housing 

  • Philadelphia Department of Public Health, Ambulatory Health Services

  • Philadelphia FIGHT, C a Difference  

  • Philadelphia Senior Center, NewCourtland Network 

  • Prevention Point Philadelphia 

  • Southwest Community Development Corporation, Patterson School

  • Youth Emergency Service

See 2020 Project Summaries

Bridging the Gaps Program Faculty and Staff

Maria Hervada-Page, MSS 
Thomas Jefferson University BTG Program Director

Department of Family and Community Medicine 
1015 Walnut Street, Suite 401 
Philadelphia, PA 19107

George P. Valko, MD, Jefferson Medical College        

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BTG links the provision of health-related service for under-resourced communities with the interprofessional training of health and social service professionals.


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