Jeff HEALTH (Helping East Africa Link to Health)

Membership Eligibility: All Jefferson Students

Membership Dues or Fees: None

JeffHEALTH is a student-run organization that aims to help Eastern Africa, specifically Rwanda, link to improved health resources. We strive to build a university-wide community of health professional students and faculty interested in working to improve health conditions in African communities. JeffHEALTH has partnered with the University of Rwanda to organize a bilateral exchange program. Students have the opportunity to participate in a number of collaborative projects with Rwandan colleagues ranging from public health outreach to scholarly research. There are also opportunities to travel to Rwanda over the summer as well as for an MS4 clinical rotation.


Organization Email:

President: Sara Charles, Sidney Kimmel Medical College

Treasurer: Cal Hamilton, Sidney Kimmel Medical College

Vice President: Vaishali Mehta, Sidney Kimmel Medical College

Recruitment Officer: Kaitlin Demarest, SIdney Kimmel Medical College

Secretary: Ilana Porges, Sidney Kimmel Medical College

Student Organization Advisor:
Elizabeth Krebs, MD
, Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine
1020 Sansom St., Suite 239, Philadelphia, PA 19107 | 215-955-6844