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News and Events

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Recent News and Events

BGU Task Force
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev President Prof. Daniel Chamovitz announced the BGU COVID-19 Response Effort to harness the University’s vast brainpower, research skills and ingenuity to help cope with the coronavirus pandemic. “It is our moral obligation to contribute to coping with this pandemic,” Prof. Chamovitz said, urging BGU researchers to join the task force. Prof. Chamovitz stated that the University would devote resources to bring the most promising projects to fruition. “Since the outbreak of this coronavirus, it has become an international crisis that affects individuals, families, communities, and countries around the world,” Prof. Chamovitz says. “I am turning ...
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Prospective student events
MSIH holds periodic prospective student events online, as well as in-person across the US, Canada, and Israel. We invite you to join us to learn more about our admissions process, as well as ask questions about our unique M.D. Program. Upcoming Information Sessions: We are not currently hosting any in-person information sessions. Please join us for a webinar instead. We will resume in-person events when it is advisable to do so. Upcoming Webinars: Join MSIH Assistant Director for Recruitment and Public Relations, Kelly Coleman, for a detailed overview of the Medical School for International Health, and the medical school ...
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Adolescent Medicine
Dr. Maayan Melamed, Class of 2014, had never heard of her specialty when she was a student at MSIH. Maayan is currently an Adolescent Medicine Fellow at the Indiana University School of Medicine. Excited to share her newfound knowledge, she spoke enthusiastically on a recent visit to her alma mater. Working with "the most fun age-group" In December 2019, Maayan visited the MSIH campus to present “Life after Medical School,” including the road that led her to Adolescent Medicine. She discussed the patient populations she treats - adolescents with eating disorders, gender dysphoria, reproductive health, (gynecology and sexually transmitted infections), ...
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Medical schools that accept international students
Studying medicine as part of a diverse student cohort can have a positive impact on the way in which students train to work in the medical field. Medical schools that accept international students not only provide support for their students coming from abroad, they also enable close-knit communities to form among the students themselves. “Being here for 11 months now, I am enjoying the community I found here...My classmates, my amazing, talented and serious classmates were my first community. A bunch of 26 Americans, Canadians, a Korean, a Chinese, an Australian, a British, an Israeli and a Ghanaian chose to ...
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Student research competition
Mid-January 2020 saw the third annual MSIH student research competition in which four students presented their papers. As a matter of policy, MSIH encourages students to participate in medical research, either as Principal Investigator or part of a team. This is done, not only to increase medical knowledge but to encourage students to engage in research as well as improve their CVs for future employment. The Runners Up Of the 25 papers sent for selection, four papers were chosen for presentation:
  • "How to cross differential diagnosis of central vestibular disorders off your bucket list" - Ariel Winnick
  • "Transplant ...
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Alumni in Global Health

Kate Horan on Doctors Without Borders missionKatherine (Kate) Horan, M.D., (class of 2012) is in the Ivory Coast on her fourth mission with Doctors Without Borders. 

After completing her pediatrics residency at Baystate Medical Center, Dr. Horan fulfilled her lifelong dream and joined Doctors Without Borders as a pediatrician. Over the past two years, she has served as the managing physician in a malaria and malnutrition ward in rural Chad, director of a refugee camp hospital in South Sudan, and technical advisor for a 300-bed pediatric hospital in Mali. Her current mission in the Ivory Coast involves the implementation and advancement of global neonatology protocols.

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