Community Health Experience (CHE)
For second-year NYCOM medical students
Board Member Ann-Gel Palermo leading CHE and HCIP students on a walking tour of Harlem.
- Provides community-based, non-clinical internships for future doctors who have expressed interest in working in medically underserved communities
- Enhances medical education experience with curriculum and hands-on experience in community health and health disparities
- Weekly didactic curriculum, including guest speakers covering Health Policy, Health Literacy, Immigrant Health, and Health Disparities
- This program is a partnership between the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine and the NY Metropolitan Regional AHEC office and the three AHECs serving New York City (Brooklyn/Queens/Long Island AHEC, Bronx/Westchester AHEC, and Manhattan-Staten Island AHEC). The Metro AHECs are looking to expand the Community Health Experience Program to other health professions schools and community organizations. If you are interested, please contact us at 212-534-3432.