Dear Friends of GlobeMed,
Nine years ago, a Northwestern University student named Victor Roy traveled to Ghana to visit a health clinic that he and his fellow students had been supporting with medical supplies. When he arrived, he found an empty building. He asked Joseph, the community leader, “why didn’t you tell us that you didn’t want or need a health clinic?”
Joseph responded: “Victor, […]
To the extended GlobeMed family:
I’m writing to inform you that Bradley Halpern recently chose to step down from his position as Executive Director at GlobeMed. Since joining our team last year, Bradley led GlobeMed with tremendous dedication. We’re grateful for his service and have high hopes for what the future has in store for such a talented young leader. During the month […]
The following is a press release written by GlobeMed at the University of Chicago and their partner organization, ASPAT-Perú, announcing a CAD $112,000 grant to combat Multi-Drug Resistant Tuberculosis in Peru. Find the original press release here.
In October 2014, GlobeMed at the University of Chicago and its partner organization, Asociación de Personas Afectadas por Tuberculosis del Perú (ASPAT-Perú), were awarded the […]
We are excited to announce a full-time staff opening at GlobeMed’s National Office in Evanston, IL. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis starting April 20, 2015. Please forward and share these opportunities widely. The estimated start date for the position is summer 2015. Recent graduates are encouraged to apply.
Please read on for the full position description, responsibilities, qualifications, and application process for the […]
GlobeMed was founded in response to a system of oppression – a system that values the lives and voices of the rich, the powerful, the white, over the lives and voices of the impoverished and those living on the margins of society. We believe that people have the same value regardless of where they were born, and that students have the power to help amplify […]
We’re excited to introduce GlobeMed’s second Summit Social Media Corps! These eleven Summit delegates will function as social media reporters throughout the conference. Using Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, our Social Media Corps will share the experience of the GlobeMed Summit and make the event interactive and engaging for both delegates and non-delegates. Make sure to follow them for the latest updates!
Summit coverage will also be shared […]
GlobeMed is now accepting applications for a summer internship at the National Office based in Evanston, IL. We will be reviewing applications on a rolling basis until March 30, 2015. Submission details are below.
The Organization: GlobeMed
GlobeMed NFP is the national office of a non-profit that oversees 56 GlobeMed chapters. GlobeMed NFP harnesses the passion and resources of college students across the country to improve […]
Each year on February 20th, our network of 2,000 students stand in solidarity across the country to promote World Day of Social Justice (WDSJ). It is a day of awareness, reflection and opening up avenues for engagement and action.
This year our chapters’ events reflect the diversity of our network, ranging from poverty simulations to Jeffersonian Dinners with other student groups on campus. There was […]
It is with immense enthusiasm that I join the national office team at GlobeMed, where I may work collaboratively to help foster an expanding era of inclusion and empowerment within multifaceted dimensions of diversity and promote a climate where health related access and outcomes are creative factors for social change.
As a long time advocate for human rights and the eradication of oppression borne inequality, the journey […]
I first joined GlobeMed in 2010, when the University of Chicago chapter was founded and partnered with the Asociación de Personas Afectadas por Tuberculosis del Perú (ASPAT-Perú), a grassroots NGO improving treatment and care of tuberculosis (TB) patients throughout Peru. Through our partnership, a disconcerting question arose: why does an (ostensibly) 100% curable disease persist in killing millions around the world, even after hundreds […]