Membership Eligibility: All Members of the Jefferson Community

Membership Dues or Fees: None

JeffHOPE is a student-run organization of Sidney Kimmel Medical College that aims to improve access to health care for the homeless and underserved population of Philadelphia, as well as to educate students, residents, and faculty members about medical issues, homelessness and poverty.


Organization Email:

President: Lorena Panaite, Sidney Kimmel Medical College

Treasurer: Shayna Friedman, Sidney Kimmel Medical College

Publicity and Fundraising Director: Lea Matthews, Sidney Kimmel Medical College

Advocacy Director: Taylor Charest, Sidney Kimmel Medical College

Student Organization Advisor: 
James Plumb
, MD,MPH, Professor; Director of Center for Urban Health, Department of Family and Community Medicine
833 Chestnut Street, Suite 301 | 215-955-7190