Boston Recruitment 2012
Global Health Service Corps – Building a partnership for international medical and nursing service with the Peace Corps
A panel discussion
Friday, October 26, 5:00-6:30pm
TMEC Walter Amphitheater. Harvard Medical School. 260 Longwood Ave., Boston, MA, 02115.
Please RSVP at GHSC Panel RSVP 10/26/12
The Global Health Service Partnership (GHSP) is a pioneering program that will establish a “Peace Corps for doctors and nurses,” and over time will engage other medical professions. Join us and learn about this exciting public private partnership which will launch in July 2013.
Physician and nurse educators will work as a Peace Corps Volunteers fully integrated on faculties of medical and nursing schools for a one year deployments with the opportunity for renewal.
Global Health Service Corps (GHSC) is the exclusive medical partner to the Peace Corps creating the most comprehensive global clinical capacity-building program to date.
Loan and debt forgiveness of up to $30,000 will be available annually and GHSP volunteers will receive the same benefits as Peace Corps Response volunteers, including: monthly living stipends, transportation to and from their country of service, comprehensive medical care, a readjustment allowance and vacation days. Volunteers will also receive significant technical training and support provided by GHSC.
GHSP Peace Corps Volunteers will serve one year assignments as faculty members of medical and nursing schools. The program will launch in Malawi, Tanzania and Uganda in July 2013.
Applications are due December 1, 2012.
Dr. Vanessa Kerry, Chief Executive Officer, Global Health Service Corps
Associate Director of Partnerships and Global Initiatives, Center for Global Health, MGH
Director of Global Public Policy and Social Change, Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, HMS
Dr. Sadath Sayeed, Chief Medical Officer, Global Health Service Corps
Instructor of Global Health and Social Medicine, Director of the Program in Newborn Health and Social Change, HMS
Pat Daoust, RN, MSN, Chief Nursing Officer, Global Health Service Corps
Chief Nursing Officer, Center for Global Health, MGH
Specialties being recruited include: Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, General Surgery, Anesthesia, Psychiatry, Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Family Medicine, as well as critical care, trauma, infectious and NCD, chronic care management, public/community health, midwifery, pre-natal care, family planning, emergency obstetrical care and PMTC HIV, palliative care, and nursing leadership and management.
To learn more about the program visit: https://www.globalhealthservicecorps.org
or contact [email protected]