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May 3, 2011

The Heights

Around the world with new BC chapter of organization GlobeMed //

Anyone who says that today’s young adults are self-absorbed and consumed with immediate gratification probably hasn’t been to Higgins 310 at 8 p.m. on a Wednesday night. Upon first glance, it looks like an environmental science, biology, or sociology class, but after only a few minutes one can see that not only is there […]

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Apr 12, 2011

Solidarity, Kermit the Frog, and Movement Building: 2011 Senior Speeches, by K-Smiley and Matt Goers

GlobeMed Nation,

After an incredible weekend of movement building, we at the National Office are experiencing Summit withdrawal. Our cure? Revisiting the wonderful senior speeches delivered at Saturday night’s Closing Dinner by Northwestern’s Katie Smiley and UMKC’s Matt Goers. First, Matt’s reflection on the power of partnership recognized the other half of our network, our partner grassroots health organizations around the world, that were not […]

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Apr 11, 2011

The Daily Northwestern

GlobeMed summit demonstrates increasing appreciation for humanities in health

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Apr 8, 2011

The Daily Northwestern

Annual GlobeMed Summit kicks off its ‘call to action’ //

When Dr. Joseph Amon stood up to make the keynote speech of the 2011 GlobeMed Global Health Summit, he told the approximately 300 students and community members listening that he was “a little bit jealous.”

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Apr 6, 2011

“These are revolutionary times”: 24 hours until the 2011 GlobeMed Summit

With less than 24 hours before Summit 2011 begins, we offer you two perfect ways to prepare yourself. First, watch Kristina Lai, Co-President of UCLA, deliver her senior speech reflecting on her experience in GlobeMed. Then, take a minute to delve into Part 3 of the Summit Pre-readings by Dr. Martin Luther King, “A Time to Break the Silence,” and Dr. Paul Johnson, excerpts from […]

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Apr 5, 2011

Community Orientation – TED talks by Chimamanda Adichie and Seth Godin: Pre-Summit Materials Pt. 2

With two days until Summit kick-off, we give you Part Two of the Pre-Summit Materials: Two wonderful TED talks from Nigerian novelist Chimamanda Adichie and Seth Godin, American author and entrepreneur.

 

Session Two: Community Orientation Who is my neighbor? Where is my community? Where do I find strength?

Overview  This session is an opportunity to develop or deepen an understanding your sense of […]

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Apr 4, 2011

Meet Your 2011 Summit Keynotes

We are gearing up for what promises to be a weekend of movement-building for our organization. We have three incredible keynote speakers lined up, each of whom will bring a unique and crucial perspective to our collective conversations. Check out their bios, learn more about their work, and get stoked to hear from these field leaders:

 

 

Opening Keynote Andre Banks

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Apr 1, 2011

A Focus on the Self: Summit Pre-Reading Part 1

Hey Summit Delegates,

You may have heard that we’ve asked you to do some pre-reading before the GlobeMed Summit.

Why are we asking you to carve out time between organic chemistry and art history to read some deep stuff before the Summit?

Because, as young people who are trying to figure out how to bring our identities, talents, passions and beliefs in balance […]

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Mar 31, 2011

One Week Until Summit 2011: A Look Back at 5 Years of GlobeMed Summits

GlobeMed Nation!

We are at T minus 7 days until our 5th annual GlobeMed Global Health Summit kicks off in Evanston, IL. This year’s Summit, “A Call to Action: Leveraging History to Build a Movement,” will be our largest yet, bringing together global health leaders with 250 GlobeMed students, alumnae, and even a few of next year’s GlobeMed Chapter Founders.

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Mar 28, 2011

Barnard College

GlobeMed and Mailman School of Public Health Panel //

GlobeMed is a non-profit, student-run organization with a network of chapters in universities across the country, each of which partners with a grassroots organization in a developing country to promote health equity and social justice.

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