Chase Brexton

Week 3: Healthcare/Health Policy

CHANEL LEE | STAR TRACK This week was quite different from others prior. On Wednesday morning, I rode Route 22 on the MTA and traveled to 3701 Cottage Avenue to table at a community health resource fair. There, we offered free HIV testing and gave out condoms, lube, hot sex…
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2017 Week Five: Healthcare & Health Policy

ANUSHA GOLLAPALLI | SHEPHERD’S CLINIC This week went by so fast! I can’t believe we only have three weeks left in our internships. I would be devastated if I hadn’t already signed up to volunteer with the clinic throughout the school year – they can’t get rid of me that…
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2017 Week Four: Healthcare & Health Policy

ANUSHA GOLLAPALLI | SHEPHERD’S CLINIC This week has been a whirlwind! I cannot believe how fast this internship is going by – it feels like I just got here and I only have about 3-4 more weeks left! I’ve been absolutely loving working at the clinic. The clinic has been…
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2017 Week Three: Healthcare & Health Policy

ANUSHA GOLLAPALLI | SHEPHERD’S CLINIC Another fantastic week at the clinic! This week I shadowed one of the doctors at the clinic, learned how to deal with medical records, and got some interesting insight about how the clinic is funded through grants and donations. One side project I’ve been working…
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2017 Week Two: Healthcare & Health Policy

ANUSHA GOLLAPALLI | SHEPHERD’S CLINIC – WEEK 2 MR. & MRS. K– “…and she hasn’t been doing too well.” “All right sir, in order for your wife to become a patient here, I’m going to have to ask you a few questions to see if she’s eligible – does that…
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2017 Week One: Healthcare & Health Policy

ANUSHA GOLLAPALLI | SHEPHERD’S CLINIC LOVE: The best word I can use to describe my first week at Shepherd’s Clinic. Love for my placement. Love for my supervisor, the people I work with, and the friendly faces of patients that I greet as they walk the door. Love for the…
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2016 Week Six: Healthcare & Health Policy

VICTORIA CHEN – CHASE BREXTON This week was a whirlwind of packing, fanfares, and rainbows. Though this was my second year marching in the pride parade and tabling at the block party, the entire weekend was still such a fresh and eye opening experience. Seeing the enormous turnout of support…
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2016 Week Five: Healthcare & Health Policy

LUCINDA CHIU – JOY WELLNESS CENTER 5.6 Five. Point. Six! The patient shot his fist into the air, and the room exploded into applause and cheers of encouragement. Today I am observing a Life Balance and Weight Management Post-Core class. This is a course offered for patients at the clinic…
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2016 Week Four: Healthcare & Health Policy

VICTORIA CHEN – CHASE BREXTON What do we talk about when we talk about race? Race is so much more than just the color of your skin or the origin of your ancestors. It carries deeply-rooted prejudices, whether good or bad, and invokes connotations in everyone. Though I have long…
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2016 Week Three: Healthcare & Health Policy

VICTORIA CHEN – CHASE BREXTON A support group is simultaneously the most vulnerable and the most resilient place. Not only is this a place where people go to share their darkest moments and relive trauma, but it’s also a place of tremendous strength, growth, and community. When I was welcomed…
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