Archive for January, 2008

Bringing Out The Very Best In People

Sunday, January 20th, 2008 |

After living in Angola, Africa, I returned home to Kansas City, where I joined the faculty of the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine. One of my duties was to the review applications from prospective students. Oh the expressiveness with which they declared motivation to study medicine: to help humanity, to serve the poor, […]

Who Are The Most Famous People In Medical Missions?

Tuesday, January 1st, 2008 |

  Harrison Ford, Barack Obama, Bill Gates, Tiger Woods, Alan Greenspan, Vladimir Puton. Just name your field of interest, and you no doubt can list its most remarkable personalities. But what about within the realm of international medical service? Who are the ones today who inspire our sentiments and stimulate us to action on behalf […]