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Mar 23, 2015

Introducing our Summit Social Media Corps

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 […]

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Mar 4, 2015

2015 GlobeMed Summer Internship

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 […]

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Feb 25, 2015

Celebrating World Day of Social Justice 2015

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 […]

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Feb 11, 2015

Letter from our new Director of Inclusion: Paris Prince

Dear GlobeMedders,

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 […]

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Dec 9, 2014

Meet Ethel Yang, GlobeMed at UChicago

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 […]

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Dec 9, 2014

Meet Michaela Kupfer, GlobeMed at WashU

Coming into college, I was deeply troubled with the health disparities that I had witnessed in the world and I knew that I wanted to dedicate my career to addressing them. When I found out about GlobeMed – a network of student chapters partnering with community-based organizations to address the roots of health inequities – I knew that I had to join.

Over the course […]

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Dec 9, 2014

How I’m leveraging my skills post-GlobeMed

Read three ways Sahil (pictured 2nd from the right) leverages the skills and values he learned in GlobeMed in his current role. The above picture features the participants of GlobeMed’s first Alumni Institute, a training for GlobeMed Alumni Hub Directors.

As a student in GlobeMed, I gained knowledge, resources, and skills that have translated into my professional life.

Currently, I focus […]

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Dec 4, 2014

Scholarship Opportunities to Online Master’s Programs

As the semester winds down and you’re wondering what next big feat to conquer, we’re excited to announce a great opportunity for GlobeMedders looking to attend some of the nation’s most prestigious, online master’s degree programs.

From public health to education to social work, we know that our alumni will be be able to affect change across multiple sectors and we are so excited to […]

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Nov 25, 2014

Meet Meygan Lackey, GlobeMed at Brown

I am a citizen living in an unjust world; there is no evading this fact.

I entered GlobeMed as a sophomore who wanted to make meaningful change in the world, but didn’t know how. Three years later, GlobeMed has provided me with the necessary tools to continue working as an advocate for health equity for the rest of my life. When I leave Brown, GlobeMed […]

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Nov 25, 2014

Meet Matt Zhou, GlobeMed at Northwestern

I grew up with the belief that medicine and health were equated. Doctors seemed like the providers of health — people who could heal any disease and mend any hurt. They made a tangible impact on their patients and their community. Like many others, I was convinced that clinical care was the most effective method of bettering the lives of others. I wanted to make […]

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