Health & Wellness
Temple is dedicated to providing access to high quality, low cost healthcare to our neighbors. Through community partnerships, Temple’s medical institutions serve thousands of patients each year across the city of Philadelphia and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Temple Family and Community Medicine
The Department of Family and Community Medicine maintains a clinical practice on the Temple University Health Sciences Campus and participates in clinical and educational research. Additionally, the department is involved in a number of community outreach programs throughout the North Philadelphia area.
The Kornberg School of Dentistry
Temple’s dental school is home to the busiest dental clinic in the city of Philadelphia, serving approximately 100,000 patients annually. Additionally, the school of Dentistry’s Students and faculty spend more than 13,000 hours a year in the community, offering free screenings at schools and churches and holding and attending neighborhood health fairs. For information about appointments, see the Kornberg School of Dentistry’s website.
The School of Podiatric Medicine
Through the Foot and Ankles Institute, the School of Podiatric Medicine conducts community education and outreach promoting foot care for patients with diabetes. The goal is to increase overall health and wellness and reduce foot-related complications that can result from diabetes.
College of Health Professions: Community Health Services
Through Temple’s nursing program, the College of Health Professionals provides numerous community outreach and education programs targeted at improving the health and wellbeing of our neighbors. These programs focus on environmental health concerns and the health of women and children.