Thomas Jefferson University
Sidney Kimmel Medical College
Department of Family &
Community Medicine

Community & Global Medicine

Improving the health status of individuals and targeted communities and neighborhoods through a multi-faceted initiative.

JeffHOPE is a student-run organization of Sidney Kimmel Medical College that aims to improve access to health care for the homeless and underserved population of Philadelphia, as well as to educate students, residents, and faculty members about medical issues, homelessness and poverty.

Finding housing combined with supportive treatment services in the areas of mental and physical health, substance abuse, education, and employment.

Refugee Health Partners is an interdisciplinary student-led organization at Thomas Jefferson University that trains allied health professionals to practice refugee competent and conscious care while collaborating with refugee communities and the various organizations serving them to improve and advocate for the health and well-being of refugees living in Philadelphia.