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How med students should spend their final free summer

But, you need to separate your travel bug from a genuine interest in global health. ... Global health programs that fund medical students are not easy to come by.
May 2019

Ebola outbreak holds lessons for world health community

Volunteer medical staff underwent training through the World Health Organization in Freetown, Sierra Leone, Africa. ... There is a huge need for continued investment in their public health systems,” he said.
June 2015

Doing global health is not always the same as doing good

Doing global health projects creates bonds of caring and makes us into better people. ... The vast majority of global health projects succeed in building compassion, empathy and perspective.
May 2019

Cultivating creativity in medical training, FedEx style

While patients may not want a "creative approach" to their medical care, creativity is the key spice in generating groundbreaking medical research, developing a new community or global health outreach program, ... and directs the NIH-sponsored Training
May 2019

More than 1 billion disabled globally as resources diminish

More than 1 billion disabled globally as resources diminish. The World Health Organization (WHO) and the World Bank just revealed the first-ever global estimate of disability. ... This post by Val Jones, MD, appeared at Get Better Health, a network of
May 2019

Cuba is just across the water, but medically, a different world

I didn't have the opportunity to go to Cuba until I attended a global health education conference sponsored by the WHO (World Health Organization) and PAHO (Pan American Health Organization) ... I gave a talk about global health education and
September 2010

Internal medicine can slow climate change, improve health

The 2009 Lancet/University College London Global Health Initiative Commission called climate change “the biggest global health threat of the 21st century.” The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates climate change will ... Recently, the United
July 2016

Member spotlight

She was a regent from 1999-2005. He husband, Richard Schuster, FACP, accepted a faculty appointment as a Professor in the new College of Public Health at the University of Georgia ... to develop a Center for Global Health Systems, Management, and Policy.
November 2008

ACG president seeks bigger role for women in health care

Family:Husband, one daughter. Medical school:Des Moines University (formerly University of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Sciences). ... As leaders in health care service, women's opportunities to positively impact family health and global health may
May 2008

Textbook edition reflects evolution of hospital medicine

M edical textbooks bear the difficult task of keeping up with health care's constant changes. ... These chapters provide an overview of global health, the economics of hospital care, principles of medical ethics, the core competencies of hospital medicine
February 2017

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