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Graduation and White Coat Ceremonies


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2018 Medicine and Global Health Report
As the first and only medical school in the world to incorporate global health components into all four years of the core curriculum, MSIH is proud to introduce the 2018 Medicine and Global Health Report. The first of its kind, the 2018 Medicine and Global Health Report presents a picture of global health principles in action for medical professionals at various stages of their careers - including aspiring doctors. In this report you'll find profiles of physicians engaging with global health in diverse settings and fields, cutting edge global medicine research summaries, and practical suggestions for global health education at ...
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The Gold Humanism Honor Society Six new doctors were inducted into the Gold Humanism Honor Society at the MSIH 2018 Medical School Graduation Ceremony in May. Awarded to medical students and physicians who demonstrate unusual commitment to service, the graduates were selected by MSIH faculty and their peers for their work in global health and their commitment to humanism. Gold Standard in Healthcare The Arnold P. Gold Foundation's goal is to create the "Gold Standard" in healthcare – compassionate, collaborative and scientifically excellent care – to support clinicians throughout their careers, so the humanistic passion that motivates them at the ...
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medicine and Peace Corps
By: Aaron Hochman-Zimmerman Peace Corps in Morocco Years ago, when I began my first stint in Morocco I felt like I’d gotten myself in over my head. I signed up for a 27-month stint with the Peace Corps. After 10 weeks of language training (in a Berber dialect called Tashelheit) I would be sent out to a village to live by myself, learn about the local people and culture, teach them about myself and my culture as well as lead development projects. It felt like a lot, but over the coming weeks and months I managed, though never felt like ...
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Students sitting with open lap tops
Interested in studying medicine and global health? Learn more about MSIH by attending a webinar on Tuesday, July 17th at 7:00 pm EST or watch previous webinars ...
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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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