Archive for the ‘INMED Grads In Action’ Category

Comfort For Suffering That Medicine Won’t Fix

Friday, February 10th, 2017 |

  “I like giving patients medicine that will help them. I like draining pleural effusions, seeing the fluid run out, and people breathing easier again. I like setting broken bones. I like delivering healthy babies. I do not like problems I ...

INMED Distinctives: Field Experience

Friday, February 3rd, 2017 |

  Asena Madison, pictured second from the left, is presently serving in Ghana at Ankaase Methodist Hospital - an experience demanding astute skills in unusual diseases of poverty, complicated obstetric problems, and cross-cultural dilemmas. You remember Asena, don't you? In my ...

Nutrition Triage In Haiti

Friday, January 13th, 2017 |

  "Almost 100 families showed up for nutritional screening," describes Matt Giesbrecht. "Most of the families came from remote and very poor areas. It was amazing to see their eagerness when food was served. Survival instinct kicked in as these little ...

From Germany To INMED And Papua New Guinea

Friday, December 30th, 2016 |

  Let me introduce you to Rebekah Rose, a medical student in Germany. Above is an except from her personal newsletter, chronicling Rebekah's growing interest in international healthcare, her participation in the INMED 2016 Pittsburgh PA International Medicine & Public Health ...

Matt Giesbrecht: Giving Haven In Haiti

Friday, October 14th, 2016 |

  "Yes, this is yet another Haitian town destroyed. It seemed like there was even less aid here. The town looked like it had been quite prosperous with cobblestone streets. Damage along the coastline was very severe. Either the houses were ...

Chinese Serving The Entire World

Friday, July 22nd, 2016 |

  “We Taiwanese are an island people; citizens of the sea. We are comfortable going everywhere." Let me introduce you to Edgar Wu, here receiving his INMED Academic Qualification in International Medicine & Public Health. Edgar is one of the most ...

Lana Borden Teaching Nursing in Zambia

Thursday, June 23rd, 2016 |

  In 2013 Lana Borden, an RN from Kansas City's Children's Mercy Hospital, we recognized with the INMED Diploma in International Public Health, which included her formative service-learning experience at Mushili Health Center in Zambia, southern Africa.   "In January I was in ...

Richard Randolph – 2016 INMED Humanitarian Crisis Response Award Recipient

Friday, March 25th, 2016 |

This award recognizes individuals and organizations who that provide exemplary disaster response services for highly vulnerable communities. In doing so, they accentuate the value of life and provide an exemplary model for us all. The Institute for International Medicine is ...

World’s Most Powerful People

Saturday, February 6th, 2016 |

  This week we witnessed the Iowa Caucuses. Next week come the New Hampshire Primaries. Each display some of our nation's most popular, influential people. But there exists power of a vastly different character and magnitude. The book of Matthew records ...

Mark And Angie Byler – Proving That Lives Matter

Friday, September 25th, 2015 |

  To where could a short-term international healthcare experience ultimately take you? Please consider the inspiring lives of Mark & Angie Byler. As a medical student, Mark studied hospital medicine for a few weeks in Kenya. Later, Mark and I were ...