National Health Corps Philadelphia Blog

“A phrase often recited by many social workers is to “meet the patients where they’re at.” Even though I may not be in the same place in my life as my patients, it is important to respect that they will come in when they are ready, and will complete the tasks on their own time”
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“Serving in this position has reinforced the idea that it is important to ensure that people have access to affordable health care. As a Patient Advocate, I am fortunate enough to have a flexible position that provides me with the time to hear about the lives and the struggles of my patients.”
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“In our society, we praise individuality and standing apart from the rest. While the individual is certainly needed to take the first stand, real power comes from standing together to make the world a better place, whether in the realm of policy or choosing to swap the doughnuts for burpees.”
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