Name: Benjamin Starobin
Position: Patient Assistance Program Advocate
Hometown: Fort Washington, PA
College: Cornell University/Bryn Mawr College
Why did you join PHC? I wanted to make a difference in a medically underserved community.
What are your future plans? Hopefully medical school. If not, then hiking the Appalachian Trail.
What is one thing you would change about health care? Introduce single-payer insurance system to allow both doctors and patients to focus on health issues, and not whether certain medications and treatments are covered, or not.
Because we all want to know…
Favorite thing about Philly? The mix of new and old all around the city.
Favorite Place in Philly? Penn Park on a sunny afternoon.
#1 most played song on your iPod? Holocene, by Bon Iver.
Which celebrity do you get mistaken for? Elijah Wood (ie: Frodo)