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Thomas Statchen

Thomas Statchen

2023 Medical Student Scholars

Thomas Statchen graduated of the University of Pennsylvania, where he earned dual majors in Bioengineering and Urban Studies. His commitment to healthcare began early, working as an EMT since the age of 16. During a summer internship at Sayre Health, Thomas conducted a needs assessment to enhance patient connections to vital resources, demonstrating his dedication to community health.

Amidst the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, Thomas exhibited exceptional leadership by recruiting and coordinating 60 volunteers to support Sayre Health’s vaccine and testing clinic. His strategic initiatives and ability to mobilize resources led to securing $500K in federal funding, resulting in the establishment of a community center at the clinic.