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Thomas Jefferson UNIVERSITY

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:

  • Sidney Kimmel Medical School

  • 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.


2023 BTG CHIP Community Partners – Thomas Jefferson University

  • Mazzoni Center

  • Nationalities Service Center

  • Philadelphia FIGHT, Youth Empowerment Program

  • Prevention Point Philadelphia

  • Visitation Homes

  • Wyss Wellness Center

  • Youth Emergency Service (YES)

See 2023 Project Summaries

Applications for 2024 are now closed, please contact the TJU Program Director for more details. 

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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