Jeff Cares for Kids

Membership Eligibility:  All Members of the Jefferson Community

Membership Dues or Fees:  None

Description:

The purpose of Jeff Cares for Kids is to provide all members of the Jefferson community with unique opportunities to work with children with disabilities, both through direct interaction and shadowing experts in the field. Our mission also includes educating the members of the Jefferson community about children with special needs. Activities include volunteering at the HMS School for Children with Cerebral Palsy and at the Variety Club after-school program for children with intellectual disabilities, shadowing at Jefferson and the Cerebral Palsy Clinic at the A.I. duPont Hospital for Children, and educational patient and family panels. Jeff Cares for Kids is open to all members of the Jefferson Community.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Organization Email: jc4K@jefferson.edu

President: Joely Mass, Sidney Kimmel Medical College

Vice President: Brianna Valcarcel, Sidney Kimmel Medical College

Treasurer: Mary White, Sidney Kimmel Medical College

HMS School Coordinator: Bryce Eng, Sidney Kimmel Medical College

Shadowing Coordinator: Michelle Konkoly, Sidney Kimmel Medical College

Student Organization Advisor:
Laura Owens, MD
Medical Director, HMS School for Children with Cerebral Palsy