RSSArchive for October, 2011

Health and Healing in Oaxaca -- Noreen Singh

Health and Healing in Oaxaca — Noreen Singh

In the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca, I lived with a family that shared stories of this practice and other traditional practices of Mexican healing. In transcending language barriers and sharing a communal living space, I was quickly welcomed into an intimate sphere of medical wisdom passed down through generations.

NMA Health Strategist Extern

Health Strategist Extern Job Title:    Health Strategist Extern Open Date: September 22, 2011 Position:  Fall Externship Work Site: Silver Spring, MD Health Strategist Extern ~ National Medical Association – Eliminating Health Disparities Summary: The Health Strategist consultant works very closely with all of the other National Medical Association (NMA) departments to develop programs and expand […]

SNMA Pulse - Creating A New Lifeline for SNMA

SNMA Pulse – Creating A New Lifeline for SNMA

In an effort to introduce new and innovative ways to share medical and health news with the SNMA membership, JSNMA and the executive board of SNMA has partnered with Multibriefs to premiere “SNMA Pulse.” This is a weekly e-briefing that compiles articles from several news resources regarding: African-American and minority healthcare Health disparities Global health […]

Case Study: Capillary Leak Syndrome (Clarkson's Disease)

Case Study: Capillary Leak Syndrome (Clarkson’s Disease)

Submitted by: Sung Hak (Steve) Choi Doctor of Osteopathy, OMS IV University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine schoi@une.edu CC: “Hives on the chest and belly” HPI: A 54YO female with a PMH of capillary leak syndrome (Clarkson syndrome), GERD, hiatal hernia, osteoporosis, HTN, MDD c/o worsening hives for 1 day. Pt. states that […]

Mass General Global Psychiatry, Visiting Scholar and Visiting Clerkships Program

Of special interest to you may be the Massachusetts General Hospital’s Chester M Pierce, MD, Division of Global Psychiatry program. It has sent residents on overseas electives throughout the world including Ethiopia, South Africa, Liberia, Uganda, Indonesia, Nepal, Brazil, Chile and Belize. In addition, trainees from other countries have rotated through this division. This is […]

Global Health and Innovative Conference 2012

Global Health & Innovation Conference 2012 Presented by Unite For Sight, 9th Annual Conference Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA Saturday, April 21 – Sunday, April 22, 2012 http://www.uniteforsight.org/conference “A Meeting of Minds”–CNN The Global Health & Innovation Conference is the world’s largest global health conference and social entrepreneurship conference.  This must-attend, thought-leading conference annually convenes […]

AMA Seed Grant Research Program – due 12/5

The American Medical Association (AMA) Foundation is currently accepting applications from medical students and residents/fellows for its Seed Grant Research Program (MD-PhD students are eligible to apply).  Grants of up to $2,500 will be awarded for basic science or clinical research projects in four categories: cardiovascular/pulmonary diseases, HIV/AIDS, pancreatic cancer, and neoplastic diseases.  Applications are […]

The CDC Experience Applied Epidemiology Fellowship due 12/2

The CDC Experience Applied Epidemiology Fellowship – Call for Applications Are you a medical student looking for something different to do next year?   ·         Are you curious about how public health and the CDC work? ·         Do you want to work with state, local and international public health partners? ·         Are you interested in […]

NY Prebysterian Hospital/Weill-Cornell Open House – 10/29

The Department of Medicine The Center for Multicultural and Minority Health and the Minority Housestaff Committee New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill-Cornell Invite you to an Open House For Minority Medical Students Interested in Internal Medicine An opportunity to meet minority residents, faculty, program directors and Department of Medicine leadership Saturday, October 29, 2011 Workshops:  12:30-4:30 pm […]

SNMA Global Health Primer: Becoming Global Health Citizens

SNMA Global Health Primer: Becoming Global Health Citizens

To ensure that the next generation of physicians will remain active in bridging international gaps in care, it is essential that SNMA members adopt a global perspective during their education Short of adding an MPH onto your medical education, finding solid opportunities and credible news in global health can be a difficult task. Though with […]