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

  • Jefferson School of Nursing

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


2020 BTG CHIP Community Partners – Thomas Jefferson University

  • Hall Mercer, Community Behavioral Health Center

  • Healthy News Works

  • Mercy Neighborhood Ministries

  • Nationalities Service Center, Health Outreach

  • Philadelphia Senior Center, NewCourtland Network

  • Southwest Community Development Corporation, Patterson School

  • Together for West Philadelphia

  • Urban Tree

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