PAGH

  1. pasforglobalhealth

    Student Corner: Lessons Learned From International Travel

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    Becoming a PA has not always been a clear cut career for me. However, after three years since my college graduation, it became evident that this was the path for me. For many years I have had a desire to be involved in international health. Specifically in medical mission trips combined with health education. I am a strong believer that medicine without knowledge and application of that knowledge will not go far when the ultimate goal is to help medically deprived communities. This idea can also be applied to the general public as well. This dream has...
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    Physician Assistant Global Health Volunteer Opportunities

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    Mountain Medics International Clinic in Cordillera Huayhuash, Peru. www.mountainmedics.org Christian Medical and Dental Assistance Looking for mission volunteers. www.cmda.org Hospitals of Hope Year-Round Clinic work opportunities in Bolivia, Haiti, and Liberia. www.hospitalsofhope.org Timmy Global Health Looking for volunteers year-round. www.timmyglobalhealth.org Health Volunteers Overseas Looking for volunteers to train and educate local health care providers around the world. www.hvousa.org Flying Samaritans Mexico Looking for volunteers year-round for Baja California, Mexico.  www.flyingsamaritans.net Heart to Heart International Weekly trips to Hait and Guatemala. www.hearttoheart.org Panama Global Connections Schedules trips as volunteers become available. www.panamaglobalconnections.com Nunoa Project Two trips a year...
  3. Emily Pilachowski PA-S

    A Student’s View: Guatemala

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    Alysha Wilson, Arcadia University Interview by: Emily Pilachowski, PA-S This article was featured in the Nexus Newsletter June 2012 Alysha Wilson is a recent graduate from Arcadia University. During her clinical rotations she went to Guatemala for one month in the winter of 2011. She worked with Hearts in Motion, a group that does a number of health related projects in Central America. For more information about this group, visit . What did you do to prepare yourself for your trip and was it useful? I didn't do much to prepare for my trip because I was so busy with studying for school beforehand....
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    PAs needed in UK and Ireland

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    Greetings from the UK! While I am not sure that either the UK or Ireland fit the classic 'underserved' focus of PAGH, but there are a bunch of jobs coming up in both places! They will be looking for EM, primary care, and ortho - 6 positions to start). Meanwhile the UK is suddenly opening for US trained PAs due to; (1)  recent EU changes that limit work hours for doctors- in -training to just 48 hr/week (as compared to the US standard of 80/wk.  (2)In addition, there have been significant changes in UK immigration rules and as...
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    Mercy Ships looking for Pedi Ortho PA’s in Africa

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    Orthopaedics Mercy Ships Orthopaedics helps people with musculoskeletal disorders by providing free operations for the poor. Those suffering from torn ligaments, arthritis, automobile accidents, congenital deformities, war injuries, gun shot wounds and much more receive free life-changing care. The Orthopaedic Team has helped people like Roselena. Roselena's Story Roselena WaitingNo one knew seven years ago that when Roselena came down with a fever one day, that it could possibly ruin her life forever. Roselena desperately wants to be a normal teenager - she wants to go to school, get a job ironing clothes and someday get married....