PAGH

  1. Jessica Roberts

    Global Health Fund Volunteer Opportunity

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      Are you interested in becoming an Advocate Volunteer with Fund for Global Health? Fund for Global Health is seeking volunteers to be trained and supported in effective citizen advocacy with the U.S. Congress on behalf of some of the most cost-effective and needed global health programs.  We are looking for people whose Representative or Senator is a member of one of the subcommittees that appropriate foreign aid funds.  To see if your Representative or Senator is on one of these subcommittees, please click on these House and Senate links. The goal of this volunteer opportunity is...
  2. pasforglobalhealth

    The Unite For Sight – Global Health & Innovation Conference

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    We warmly invite you to attend the 14th annual Global Health & Innovation Conference at Yale University, New Haven CT on April 22-23, 2017. Presented by Unite For Sight, the Social Entrepreneurship Institute provides mentoring, guidance, and successful strategies for participants to apply to their work in global health, social entrepreneurship, and international development. In addition to unique interactive sessions by leaders in global health and social entrepreneurship, the Institute also includes lunch and dinner networking receptions with the speakers. Space is limited, and we encourage early registration. The Global Health & Innovation Conference (#GHIC) is the world's...
  3. pasforglobalhealth

    The 2017 annual PAGH Global Health CME Conference

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    Announcing the 2017 Global Health Symposium Presented by the Physician Assistants for Global Health In collaboration with The Physician Assistant Program at The University of Colorado Date: February 25, 2017 Time: 8am to 5pm Location: University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus Topics: Global Health Keynote:  Ruth Ballweg, PA-C  Update on Zika:  Dan Olson, MD Point of Care Ultrasound in Global Health:  Dayna Jaynstein, MSPAS, PA-C International PA School Rotations:  Cassondra Deming, PA-S, Student representative from SA-AAPA Tricks of the Trade:  Dayna Jaynstein, MSPAS, PA-C   Waterborne/Parasitic Infections in International Travel: Kari Schoenwald, PA-C Healthcare to Immigrants and Refugees: Tillman Farley,...
  4. pasforglobalhealth

    PAGH Student Corner: Haiti Medical Missions Trip

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    Can you please come quickly? My brother has just returned from the hospital and is having difficulty breathing!” Night had already fallen in the town of Ranquitte, Haiti, and I was preparing for bed when I overheard one of our translators speak those words. Minutes later I found myself sitting shotgun in an old Toyota 4Runner filled to the brim with five Haitian men, another PA student, an ER nurse, and an ER PA. Without any additional information about our patient, we sped down the overgrown two-track in the pitch black for what seemed like hours until suddenly...
  5. pasforglobalhealth

    PA INVEST 2014 in Amsterdam

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    Dear friends and colleagues, To celebrate their 10th anniversary the Dutch Association of Physician Assistants (NAPA) is inviting physician assistants and PA educators from around the world to take part in the international congress, PA INVEST 2014. The conference will be held in Amsterdam, October 30, 31 & November 1, 2014. Here is a link to the website: PA Invest 2014 Hope to see you there! Cheers...
  6. Laura Erdman

    Are You Thinking You Don’t Have Skills You Can Contribute Abroad? Think Again!

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    Finding "Mr. Right" There are several different ways to go about finding a trip/organization to volunteer abroad. Last month I highlighted the way in which I went about it: Finding an organization that I was interested in volunteering with Picking a project. This is certainly not the only way to go about it, and since not all organizations have a variety of projects/countries where they are working, it may not work for everyone. I also spoke last month about the importance of realizing what your personal desires/expectations for your time abroad are. Throughout my trips I have...