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Taking care of the vulnerable is one of the core missions of our health system, department of medicine, and residency program.
In 2018 we created the CHAMPIONS groups (CHAMPIONS = Community Health and Advocacy, Mentoring Physicians in our Neighborhoods) to better understand and address the difficult issues our patients face. This is group is driven by the following Mission/Vision/Values:
Mission: Advance healing and reduce suffering (this is also our health system's mission)
Vision: To understand, connect with, and advocate for patients
Values: We are patient champions
If you have a strong interest in developing skills for working with under-served or international populations, then the Community Health and Advocacy Pathway is for you.
Both categorical internal medicine and combined internal medicine-pediatrics residents can enroll in the pathway and all residents are invited to participate in the pathway conference series.
Over the course of the residency, you will participate in learning sessions, service opportunities, and clinical experiences, and you will have the opportunity to explore career options including service and research.
Recent CHAMPIONS projects include:
The food pantry has now grown, and recently received a grant from the Sam Hubbard Foundation. See our own Arayo Sokan speak about this on a recent television news story.
By participating in the Community Health and Advocacy pathway, you will:
For more information, contact Rita Schlanger M.D. firstname.lastname@example.org
University of CincinnatiDepartment of Internal Medicine231 Albert Sabin WayMedical Sciences Building Room 6058PO Box 670557Cincinnati, OH 45267-0557Fax: 513-558-3878 Email: email@example.com