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Interested in studying medicine and global health? Learn more about MSIH by attending a webinar on Wednesday, April 25th at 7:00 pm EST or watch previous webinars ...
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On Saturday, March 17, 2018, The New York office of MSIH was honored to host the MSIH 20th Anniversary Reception at a stunning location near Bryant Park in Manhattan, New York. As guests entered the second floor ballroom, they were greeted by the sounds of laughter and conversation as alumni and faculty reconnected and updated each other on their endeavors and lives. Also in attendance were distinguished guests of MSIH, many of whom were instrumental in the founding of the school and its early relationship with Columbia University. Friends and supporters of MSIH and the American Associates of Ben-Gurion University ...
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Not many "Foreign Medical Schools" can boast 100% success on the National Residency Matching Program (NRMP) - but that's just what happened at the Medical School for International Health. All applicants from the class of 2018 successfully Matched and will be taking up Residency positions in prestigious programs in the US. "It's inspiring," said School director, Dr. Mark Clarfield. "Not only is this an outstanding achievement but it's happening the very week we are celebrating the School's 20th anniversary at a special function in New York!" In a letter from the NRMP sent to their private email on March 12th, ...
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The Medical School for International Health (MSIH) at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) has awarded its inaugural Ben-Gurion Global Health Scholarship to Shayna Miodownik of Flushing, New York. The highly competitive Ben-Gurion Global Health Scholarship covers full tuition for the M.D. program at MSIH, the groundbreaking medical school that incorporates global health components into all four years of its medical curriculum. MSIH was one of the first programs worldwide to provide medical training for physicians to work with underserved populations in developing countries, rural areas, inner cities, and Israel’s Negev region, which has large communities of Bedouins and immigrants. “My ...
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Dr. Falyne Shapiro (nee Easly) graduated MSIH in 2009. After residency in Internal Medicine at Wilmington, North Carolina she came back to Israel with her husband in 2014.   Now a Critical Care Fellow at Assaf Ha-Rofeh hospital in Central Israel, Falyne came back to MISH on February to lead the Surgery Clerkship Global Health day.   "It's a really strange feeling," said Falyne. "Only 10 years ago I was sitting in those 6th floor classrooms. Now I'm teaching to the next generation of MSIH students and it's really exciting to give back and teach." ...
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Alumni in Global Health

Katherine (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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