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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]