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Feb 1, 2017

#GROWCommunity17: Diversity. Solidarity. Community.

In the weeks leading up to GROW Institute 2017, we will publish a series of blogposts that reflect on ‘community’ and how students have enacted this value within their GlobeMed chapters.

Neil Thivalapill, student of Human Rights & Biology at Columbia University ’18, writes…

At both GlobeMed at Northwestern and Columbia, I was reminded that the strength of the network lies in the diverse experiences of our […]

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Jan 25, 2017

#GROWCommunity17: Giving meaning to local partnership

In the weeks leading up to GROW Institute 2017, we will publish a series of blogposts that reflect on ‘community’ and how students have enacted this value within their GlobeMed chapters.

Hannah Schultz, a sophomore psychology major at Colorado College, writes…

GlobeMed at Colorado College has been working hard this year to strengthen our local partnership with Meadow’s Park Community Center. Meadow’s Park has been doing amazing […]

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Jan 11, 2017

Letter from our new Director of Communications: Balungile Belz

To the GlobeMed network:

A lesson that I learned very early in my life is that we are all humans, despite our differences, and that we are responsible for one another. This is a concept linked to Ubuntu, a Zulu word meaning ‘humanness’. I am because you are. My joy is your joy. Your struggle is my struggle.

I have multiple homes. I was born […]

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Dec 30, 2016

Why are we forming a GlobeMed Alumni Association?

Editorial Note: With much excitement, GlobeMed announced the formation of the GlobeMed Alumni Association on Dec. 30th in a message to all students and alumni. To provide additional context on the story and purpose behind this Association, the leaders of the burgeoning group put together this blog post.

During the 10th Anniversary Summit last year, alumni met and began thinking about how GlobeMed has […]

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Dec 22, 2016

GlobeMed Enters Second Decade with New Board Leadership: Paurvi Bhatt Elected as Chair, Rob Topping Elected as Vice Chair

Evanston, IL — December 22, 2016 — GlobeMed marks its second decade with the election of Paurvi Bhatt as the 4th chair in the organization’s 10-year history. The board also elected Robert Topping as the 1st vice chair for the organization.

Bhatt is a seasoned leader in global health focusing on leadership and capacity development in healthcare. With over 25 years of experience across business, […]

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Dec 16, 2016

Honoring our Board Chair Brian Hanson

Brian Hanson has been on the Board of Directors at GlobeMed since its inception and has been Chair of the Board for nearly six years. This week will be his last meeting as GlobeMed Board Chair. Please join us in thanking and celebrating Brian for his outstanding leadership.

We are asking GlobeMed alumni, long-time supporters, allies, and friends to consider thanking Brian in at least two ways.

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Nov 11, 2016

The biggest takeaways from my summer of GlobeMed

This past summer, Sonja Knudson came onto the GlobeMed Global Headquarters team as a summer intern. As an incoming Co-President, she was excited (and surprised) by how much she had left to learn about the organization that she was so passionate about. What were her biggest takeaways? Read on for more from Sonja’s time at GHQ.

In all honesty, my summer at GlobeMed was one […]

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Nov 10, 2016

How GROW & GlobeMed shifted my interests & goals

Want to know what a summer packed full of GlobeMed feels like? Just ask Ayanna Griffith, GlobeMed’s summer Partnerships and Operations intern, who spent part of her summer with the Global Headquarters and the other part on GROW with her partner organization in India. Learn more about how her lessons on partnership and professional development in this reflection piece.

Working at the GlobeMed Headquarters as […]

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Nov 8, 2016

Everyone has a role to play in global health

When Ivana Giang first joined the GlobeMed Global Headquarters as a summer intern, she had just finished her freshman year at the University of Southern California and was still exploring her interests. After a summer full of interviews, design, and strategy, she’s got a better grasp on she wants to use communications and storytelling as an outlet for change. Read her reflections here.

It would […]

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Nov 3, 2016

2016 GROW Photo Contest: People’s Choice Winners

Every year, the GlobeMed Global Headquarters hosts a GROW Photo Contest to share some of the most powerful images from our students’ and partners’ work. See this year’s People’s Choice Winners and learn a bit more about their experiences working in partnership. 

Partnership in Action: GlobeMed at Northeastern University

A language barrier acts less as a barrier and more as an […]

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