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May 27, 2011

PSFP Reflections pt. 2: The Khmer Rouge, Growing Inequality, and Youth Activists

Hope you’ve had a wonderful weekend! Here is pt. 2 of this month’s Partner Search Fellow Program update. Don’t know what PSFP is? Want to know what the Evan’s Big Ideas #1 and #2 were? Click here to read pt. 1 and find out! And remember, you can find more brilliant observations, photos, and videos on the PSFP Blog.

The Big Ideas So […]

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May 25, 2011

Reflections from the 2011 GlobeMed Global Health Summit

There is no equity without solidarity, no justice without a social movement. Globalize the notion of basic human dignity. These were the charges Dr. Joia Mukherjee, Asociate Professor at Harvard Medical School’s division of Global Health Equity at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, bestowed upon the 250+ students at GlobeMed’s Global Health Summit in her Keynote Address. Students from 32 universities across the country converged […]

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May 22, 2011

The Lawrentian

GlobeMed moves forward after a successful first year //

GlobeMed is a campus organization in its infancy. The group, founded only this past fall, “partners university students with grassroots organizations around the world to improve the health of the impoverished,” said founder of Lawrence’s GlobeMed chapter Beth Larsen. The focus on global health problems leads to a few misconceptions that students have about the organization.

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May 20, 2011

3 Awesome GlobeMed Things: Week of May 16th

1. GlobeMed kicks off 2011 GROW Internships

This year, students from 22 GlobeMed Chapters will participate in GROW (GrassRoots On-site Work) internships on-site with their partner organizations. Through GROW internships, students will make a positive impact in their partner community, participate in a transformative learning experience, and strengthen their relationship with their partner.

Learn about GlobeMed at UMich’s work with Tiyatien Health in Zwedru, […]

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May 11, 2011

Join GlobeMed at the 38th Annual International Conference on Global Health

Hey Network,

Some exciting news from our friends at the Global Health Council! The GHC is hosting its 38th Annual International Conference on Global Health, “Securing a Healthier Future in a Changing World,” June 13 – 17, in Washington, D.C. GlobeMed National Office staff will be at the conference throughout the week, staffing a booth and working with the GHC and other youth-focused organizations to […]

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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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