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Recent News and Events

April 7th is #WorldHealthDay, a global campaign that advocates building a fairer and healthier world, where people have living and work conditions that are conducive to everyone, everywhere. In acknowledgement of the importance and the significance of today, we celebrate the amazing work of alum LaShawn Worsley-McIver, M.D., MPH (‘04), a public health leader with experience in driving successful initiatives and programs that promote health equity and access to healthcare for minority and under-served populations. LaShawn Worsley-McIver, M.D., MPH (‘04) Dr. Worsley-McIver is the Director of the Office of Minority Health at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), ...
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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 us to learn more about the Medical School for International Health: Monday, April 20th, 2021, at 7:00 PM EDT Register by clicking the link below: ...
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Medical education worldwide has been severely affected by the Coronavirus pandemic. In some places, student access to patients for clinical training has been severely curtailed. Even the most prestigious US medical schools have suffered, with graduates fearful of their chances of finding residency in the National Residency Matching Program (the Match). The situation is even more complicated for Foreign Medical Graduates (FMGs) - those studying medicine outside the US. With studies disrupted and personal interviews limited, FMGs were hugely concerned about Matching. Yet, once again MSIH graduates rose to the challenge - with an incredible 96% Match rate for the ...
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In recognition of World Kidney Day, a global campaign aimed at raising awareness of the importance of our kidneys to our overall health and to reduce the frequency and impact of kidney disease, we acknowledge the amazing work of Olga Charnaya, M.D. (’10). Dr. Charnaya is a Pediatric Nephrologist and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.  MSIH Alumna, Dr. Olga Chanaya, MD '10 Dr. Charnaya, along with her colleagues, staffs the only pediatric hemodialysis unit in the state of Maryland. The unit is unique because in addition to providing expert dialysis care from nephrologists and ...
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International Women's Day
March 8th is International Women’s Day, and MSIH celebrate the achievements of our incredible alumnae who are advancing Women’s Health worldwide. Alumna Lily Gutnik, MD, MPH (Class of 2011) considers justice and equity fundamental values that drive her medical career. Dr. Gutnik is committed to empowering vulnerable populations, particularly those in low-resource settings. As a Breast Surgical Oncology Fellow at Duke University, Dr. Gutnik has an inspiring record of creating programs, and lending her consulting expertise, to provide community health workers and laywomen with the knowledge and resources to conduct breast cancer screenings. Lily Gutnik, MD '11, MPH Dr. Gutnik ...
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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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