News and Events

News and Events

Graduation and White Coat Ceremonies

 

Recent News and Events

On May 23rd, MSIH celebrated the graduation of the Class of 2021 and their many accomplishments. "Despite the hardships of the pandemic, our students graduated on time,” said Prof. Jotkowitz. “Not only that, but they achieved a stellar match rate that has only been surpassed by our legendary 100%, set in 2018. This a testament to our students’ resolve and commitment - no less to MSIH’s ability to improvise in an hour of need.” Classmates and families cheered as the new doctors had their degrees conferred by BGU's Rector, Prof. Haim Hames. Graduates joined their families before their cameras as ...
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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 Webinars/Meetings: We will be hosting informational webinars this summer, with additional information to follow. Please continue to check our website for details. 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 ...
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The capstone Global Health experience at MSIH is the final year eight-week clerkship in one of the school’s partner institutions in a Low Income Country. In past years, students have had clinical experiences in hospitals and clinics in Sri Lanka, India, Peru, Nepal, Ethiopia, Vietnam, Ghana, among others.  Then comes the pandemic But what do you do when Covid-19 brings the world to a standstill? How does MSIH give its students the Global Health clerkship they’ve anticipated since day one of their studies? In early 2020, MSIH third year students were mostly doing clinical clerkships at Ben-Gurion University's teaching hospitals ...
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For five consecutive years, as the climax to their Introduction to Global Health course, first year students enter “The Big Pitch.” Teams present Global Health proposals showing how they'd effectively utilize a $25 million donation. The idea is modeled on an Emory University School of Public Health concept; students study an assigned country, identify a problem, and make an intervention pitch to alleviate a serious health issue in that country. Organized by course coordinators, Drs. Anat Rosenthal and Dr. Jonah Mink, students are split into random groups. They study their country, identify an issue, and come up with a solution ...
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Sanjai Dayal, MD ('13)
Held annually every April, Stress Awareness Month highlights the many causes of modern stress in everyday life, and promotes activities and treatments for individuals to lower their overall stress. As we continue to manage the new normal during the COVID pandemic, it is all the more important for people to use techniques to better manage stress. MSIH alum Sanjai Dayal, MD (‘13) shared, “This pandemic has offset our sense of balance and tested our resilience in many ways.” Dr. Dayal is an Assistant Professor at Dalhousie University in Nova Scotia, where he teaches residents and medical students. Over the past ...
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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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