Archive for February, 2017

UN’s Disabled Syrian Refugee Specialist Opens The INMED Conference

Friday, February 24th, 2017 |

  “We Kurds are a persecuted people, condemned for centuries by foreign lords,” proclaims Iraqi Kurdish attorney Lawand Talal. “So when Syrians fleeing utter terror from ISIS arrive at our borders how can we not but respond with compassion? We know exactly their plight,” explained Lawand to me on location last year in Iraqi Kurdistan. […]

Who Is Chairman of Family Medicine At Hainan University, China?

Friday, February 17th, 2017 |

  Today I’m writing from Thailand, where humanitarian health leaders from all over Asia gathered for analysis and re-equipping. Included among the participants are several INMED graduates engaged in healthcare on this continent, including Timothy Stephens.   Dr. Stephens was part of INMED’s very first graduating class: 2004-05. And since then? Beyond mastering Mandarin and […]

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 can’t solve. I hate suffering that medicine won’t fix,” says Rebekah Rose, INMED International […]

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 post dated January 20th she’s pictured among the graduates of INMED’s comprehensive International Medicine […]