Eric B. Chandler Health Center

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About Us

The Eric B. Chandler Health Center strives toward excellence in clinical and support service delivery, using a community-oriented approach to family medicine which incorporates the goals of comprehensive managed care practice, ensuring access to vital primary, preventive, and acute care services. The Center is committed to providing patients with services appropriate to each life cycle in a comprehensive, coordinated, and continuous manner.

EBCHC, a federally qualified and funded health Center, is owned and operated by Robert Wood Johnson Medical School with active leadership of a community board. Located within the Greater New Brunswick area, Eric B. Chandler Health Center plays a key role in meeting the health care needs of the community and the clients we serve.

Message from the CEO:

Welcome to Eric B. Chandler! We are very proud and excited to share important health information with you via this electronic medium.

The Board of Directors and Management of Eric B. Chandler Health Center hope this web site will be used by patients, community-based organizations, potential employees, clinicians, and others who are interested in further information about the Health Center or want to make appropriate referrals for services.

Eric B. Chandler Health Center provides primary health and preventive services to you and your family. We have been an active participant in the community for more than 25 years and offer care for infants, children, teens, adults, and seniors. Our multicultural staff of physicians and others specialize in each of these areas to meet the needs and concerns of all age groups.

Our purpose is to improve the health of our community. We have developed partnerships with our customers, who are our patients, our payers, our staff, and our community. The diversity of our customers define the terms of our partnership.

A sophisticated configuration of systems, personnel, and technology produces regular assessments of health status. We are able to develop timely strategies to respond to health needs and together with our community partners, we design and assure the delivery of a full range of care, including prevention and health promotion. We document and monitor our efforts and continually strive to improve the health status of our community.

We meet the needs and continually work to exceed the expectations of our patients. All measures of the health outcomes of our patients demonstrate the excellent quality of our services. The efforts of our staff, the design of our systems and facilities, and our processes for providing care all focus on the satisfaction of our patients. We accept risk and accountability for the health outcomes of our patients. We make healthcare access easy for you and your family in the Greater New Brunswick Area.

Who is Eric B. Chandler

Dr. Eric B. Chandler is recognized as one of New Brunswick 's most distinguished citizens. He was one of the organizers and a long time member of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. A resident of New Brunswick since 1943, he was one of the original members of the Board of Directors of the urban League of Greater New Brunswick, and served as President for 13 years and later as Executive Secretary. Dr. Chandler's long standing friendship with the late Paul Robeson and Dr. and Mrs. Gaylord Howell resulted in Mr. Robeson giving a benefit concert on the Douglass College campus on behalf of the Urban League.

In 1963 Dr. Chandler accepted a position with the New Jersey Division of Civil Rights, Department of Law and Public Safety. At the time of his retirement in 1973, he was manager of the Division's Trenton Office.

Dr. Chandler received his B.S. degree in Chemistry from Bates College in Lewiston, Maine and M.S. in Chemistry from Harvard. He earned his Ed.M. and Ed.D. degrees at Boston University . He was a Professor of Chemistry for 17 years and later a medical social worker for the Middlesex County Welfare Department.

We are proud to dedicate the Eric B. Chandler Health Center in honor of Dr. Chandler's notable contributions to the community.

The Eric B. Chandler Health Center

Dedicated October 22, 1987