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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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Nov 25, 2014

And then, I found GlobeMed.

Meet Sahil, a Boston College alumnus, and read about how GlobeMed transformed his life.

One day during my freshman year, I accidentally stumbled into a GlobeMed information session. I couldn’t help but listen as the students shared GlobeMed’s approach — put the community’s voice and needs at the forefront and work together to make change. Their vision of working with people, in […]

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Nov 20, 2014

Where Can an International Development Degree Take You?

The following is a guest post shared with us by the International Relations Program at American University. 

To learn more about the international development degree within the International Relations Online program at American University, and your eligibility for the $5,000 scholarship GlobeMed member, visit our website: International Relations Online.

Where Can an International Development Degree Take You?

In today’s interconnected world, many students want to […]

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Nov 12, 2014

2014 GROW Photo Contest: Project Impact

GROW interns from GlobeMed at Cornell offer their take on the first GROW internship between their chapter and their new partner organization, AMMID. Their photo was voted as a fan favorite in the 2014 GROW Photo Contest. 

This year, Cornell University’s GlobeMed chapter was re-partnered with AMMID, the Maya-Mam Association for Research and Development, located in Comitancillo, San Marcos, Guatemala. AMMID seeks to promote the social, cultural, political, economic and environmental […]

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Nov 12, 2014

2014 GROW Photo Contest: Beautiful, Happy, Smiling People

Jeanne Chauffour, Co-President of GlobeMed at the University of Chicago, shares her reflection on working with her partner organization, ASPAT Peru, this past summer. Jeanne’s photo was voted as a fan favorite in the 2014 GROW Photo Contest. 

This People’s Choice Winner Award picture, taken during the University of Chicago GROW trip, does not depict partnership as directly as other submitted pictures do, and it […]

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Nov 11, 2014

2014 GROW Photo Reflection: Partnership in Action

Elizabeth Vasquez, former GROW Coordinator at GlobeMed at UT-Austin, submitted a photo from her GROW trip  that was voted as a fan favorite in the 2014 GROW Photo Contest. The photo was also selected as the Grand Prize Winner from the GlobeMed National Office. Here are some thoughts on her experience:

This summer, 5 students from the GlobeMed at UT-Austin chapter spent 4 weeks working with our partner organization, Clinica Ana Manganaro […]

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Oct 20, 2014

Article 25: Putting Emotion Front and Center Once Again

This October 25th will be the first-ever Global Day of Action for the Right to Health. On that day, people all over the world will be launching movements in their communities to make “Article 25″—the universal declaration for the right to health—a reality. Over 100 grassroots actions, from marches and rallies to candlelight vigils and teach-ins, are currently planned for Oct 25th by a […]

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Sep 9, 2014

Farewell from Dominique; Now Hiring Director of Inclusion

GlobeMed has been on a journey toward inclusion since its inception. You may be familiar with the founding story of GlobeMed, in which a group from Northwestern sent medical supplies to a clinic across the Atlantic, a student named Victor visited the clinic to find the supplies still in their boxes, and a local leader explained the situation by telling Victor, “We are African; […]

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Aug 26, 2014

A Recap of the 2014 Leadership Institute

This year, the GlobeMed National Office welcomed 160+ delegates from 54 chapters to Evanston, IL for the 8th Annual Leadership Institute. With a year of change – from a new Executive Director and COO to the roll-out of GlobeMed’s advocacy component – coming up, the Leadership Institute served as a place for Co-Presidents, globalhealthU Coordinators, and the National Office to create a clear and common vision for the […]

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