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To provide a meaningful look at a small sampling of Penn Medicine's community service, this site presents a snapshot of some of the programs in which Penn staff, faculty, and students participate and make a difference.

  • Prevention Point

    Prevention Point

    A Welcome Resource for High-risk Patients

    Prevention Point (PPP) is a non-profit agency in the Kensington section of North Philadelphia. It is a multi-service public health organization committed to protecting the health and welfare of the homeless, the uninsured, individuals suffering from substance abuse, and sex industry workers.

    Learn more about Prevention Point

  • Puentes de Salud

    Puentes de Salud

    A Bridge Between Need and Access

    Puentes de Salud, Spanish for "Bridges To Health," is a non-profit organization operating a health clinic in south Philadelphia. Penn physicians, nurses, medical students and undergraduates from the University of Pennsylvania volunteer to provide care to nearly 1,400 primarily Spanish-speaking patients. Puentes de Salud also provides community members with access to health education programs, while addressing social factors that influence community health.

    Learn more about Puentes de Salud

  • Sayre Health Center

    Dr. Bernett L. Johnson, Jr. Sayre Health Center

    Focusing on the Community ... and the Future

    The Dr. Bernett L. Johnson, Jr. Sayre Health Center brings state-of-the-art health care to a West Philadelphia neighborhood. Services are provided by physicians in Penn’s Department of Medicine and Community Health, and Penn students provide unique mentoring opportunities for students at Sayre High School.

    Learn more about the Sayre Health Center

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