Kirstin Franklin, Pittsburgh Health Corps 2014-2015 member serving at East Liberty Family Health Care Center, reflects on her time with the Health Corps and how an experience with a patient helped her see the importance of appreciation.
Pittsburgh Health Corps 2014-2015 Member Catie Tarantine reflects on her time at UPMC Shadyside Family Health Center assisting with diabetes quality improvement measures, to increase better patient outcomes. Join her for her last blog post!
Educating patients and helping them understand their care plan and health needs is imperative in creating positive health outcomes. Ellie Frye, 2014-2015 Pittsburgh Health Corps Member, discusses how she as a Health Education Specialist made a difference in the life of a patient recently diagnosed with diabetes.
Trevor Cutlip doesn't get to directly serve the Pittsburgh community as much as other members, as his site uses medical surplus to help international communities in need. Read more to find out how Trevor helped some amazing individuals in his community, and about a new friend he made along the way.
The Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank's member Michelle O'Leary reflects on how her host site is reaching new people, including children and families, through various community programs, including Kids Cook and Produce to People.
Join Bobby for our last blog in March about how Health Corps is working (serving!) to increase access to care for our community members.
"Meetings between the health center staff and patients serve as a reminder that ultimately, the patient is the central driving force behind their health."