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  • Newsletters_From the Field_Spring 2013 - National Medical Fellowships, Inc.
    Maseno University in the Kisumu Province of western Kenya NMF placed six scholars in district and sub district hospitals Learn more about the program by visiting our website NMF asked 2013 GE NMF Global Health Fellow Jacqueline Doamekpor MD MPH from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University in the Bronx about her experience in Kenya Jacqueline will begin her residency on July 1 2013 in pediatrics at the Jacobi Medical Center also located in the Bronx NMF What interested you in the program JD I saw the GE NMF Global Health Fellows Program as a fantastic opportunity to really delve into my career interests mainly practicing global medicine and conducting public health research As a fourth year medical student who is interested in helping medically underserved populations domestically and internationally I knew that this program would be an excellent fit I am so grateful to have been selected for this clinical experience in Kenya NMF How has this shaped your career goals JD My work at Yala Sub district Hospital and Siaya District Hospital in Kenya confirmed my career interests and I hope that the research projects from me and my NMF colleagues will lead to lasting positive changes I saw so much potential in the Yala and Siaya communities and the basic infrastructure is in place The quality of services needs to be improved and this will take considerable commitment excellent management and financial resources In the future I would like to collaborate with other physicians and public health experts in implementing practical sustainable changes in resource constrained health care settings and communities in Sub Saharan Africa NMF What have you learned from the clinical experience JD About a year before my trip to Kenya I had taken a global health course at Columbia University Mailman

    Original URL path: http://www.nmfonline.org/newsletters_from-the-field_spring-2013 (2016-02-09)
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  • Application Checklist - Aetna/NMF Primary Care Fellows - National Medical Fellowships, Inc.
    Program Career Center Support NMF Donate Now Planned Giving Home Programs Aetna NMF Primary Care Fellows Application Checklist Aetna NMF Primary Care Fellows Application Checklist The application requires submission on the online application form Please complete the entire form and include all uploads and attachments as required You must submit information in all required fields or your application will not be eligible You will be required to upload the following documents Verification of US Citizenship acceptable forms of proof include one of the following US birth certificate Valid US passport USCIS certificate of naturalization Voter s registration card accompanied by a government issued picture ID Student Aid Report SAR This form comes directly from US Department of Education https fafsa ed gov Financial Aid Transcript please click here to download form Official letter of financial aid award offer Documentation of loan history CURRENT AND UNDERGRADUATE from the National Student Loan Data System www nslds ed gov Two 2 personal statements discussing Your personal and professional motivation for a medical career your commitment to primary care and service in a health and or community settings your motivation for working to reduce health disparities and your commitment to improving healthcare 500 1 000 words Your experiences that are preparing you to ultimately practice in an underserved community including challenges you have overcome and unique perspectives or skills you bring to practicing medicine in an underserved community 500 1 000 words Curriculum vitae Current medical school transcript Brief Biosketch 200 words a sample of the biosketch is provided here Two recommendation letters One recommendation letter should be sent from a dean faculty member or chief administrative officer from your academic institution The second recommendation letter should be sent from a community leader or volunteer supervisor If a community leader or volunteer supervisor is

    Original URL path: http://www.nmfonline.org/aetna-nmf-primary-care-fellows/application-checklist (2016-02-09)
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  • 2015 Fellows - Aetna/NMF Primary Care Fellows - National Medical Fellowships, Inc.
    MPH in Health Management Policy from the University of Michigan where she focused her studies on health and healthcare disparities She developed skills in health policy and health program development and analysis and used those skills to manage a health disparities program at the American College of Cardiology after graduation In that role she developed programs to educate cardiologists on the need to redress health inequities By combining her graduate degree work experiences and medical training Ms Beru plans to advocate for equitable care for all patients Leah Broadhurst Georgetown University School of Medicine A second year medical student at Georgetown University School of Medicine Leah Broadhurst has a commitment to the needs of the underserved As an undergraduate student at the University of North Carolina Ms Broadhurst participated in the Public Service Scholars program completing over 400 hours of community service which focused heavily on tutoring underserved elementary school students and mentoring students from disadvantaged backgrounds Upon graduating with her degree in biology she became a middle school science teacher at a predominantly low income middle school In 2011 she obtained her Master of Science in Public Health from UNC Charlotte and began teaching for a community college while also volunteering at a local free clinic In graduate school she served as the president of the Graduate Public Health Association and she currently serves as the president of the Student National Medical Association at Georgetown Ms Broadhurst plans to lead her local SNMA chapter to continue to provide mentorship to undergraduate pre med students as well as redeveloping a science enrichment curriculum for local high school and middle school students Jordan Dow Georgetown University School of Medicine A second year medical student Jordan Dow has consistently sought after exposure to innovative forms of caring for the underserved and to improve the medical system As an active member of the student run Georgetown University s HOYA Clinic Mr Dow has presented health talks and volunteered as a student doctor In addition Mr Dow has served as a resource specialist to connect uninsured or underinsured patients with appropriate services As co president of the local Doctors for America chapter Mr Dow has recruited fellow medical students to run in the Race for Coverage aimed at educating local residents on the Affordable Care Act As co president of the Holistic and Integrative Medicine Interest Group he has informed both himself and other students about low cost mind body therapies Mr Dow is a former Baltimore City public school teacher and still mentors some of his former students who are currently in high school Zachary Enumah Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine A second year medical student Zachary Enumah has demonstrated a commitment to working with vulnerable populations in resource poor settings Mr Enumah received his BA and MA in African studies from Yale and taught high school chemistry prior to attending medical school At Johns Hopkins University he is the current president of the Student National Medical Association He has worked extensively

    Original URL path: http://www.nmfonline.org/aetna-pcf/2015-fellows (2016-02-09)
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  • Application Info - TCWF/NMF California Service-Learning Program - National Medical Fellowships, Inc.
    online application form Please complete the entire form and include all uploads and attachments as required You must submit information in all required fields or your application will not be eligible You will be required to upload the following documents Verification of US Citizenship Acceptable forms of proof include one of the following a US birth certificate valid US passport USCIS certificate of naturalization voter s registration card accompanied by a government issued picture ID Student Aid Report SAR This form comes directly from US Department of Education https fafsa ed gov Financial Aid Transcript Please click here to download form Official letter of financial aid award offer Documentation of loan history CURRENT AND UNDERGRADUATE from the National Student Loan Data System www nslds ed gov Two 2 personal statements discussing Your personal and professional motivation for a medical career your commitment to primary care and service in a health and or community settings your motivation for working to reduce health disparities and your commitment to improving healthcare 500 1 000 words Your experiences that are preparing you to ultimately practice in an underserved community including challenges you have overcome and unique perspectives or skills you bring to practicing medicine in an underserved community 500 1 000 words Community health project proposal please provide an essay detailing a proposed community service project with contact information for your onsite supervisor mentor Applicants must self identify a community site of choice within the specified program target locations Curriculum vitae Brief Biosketch 200 words A sample of the biosketch is provided here Current medical school transcript Two recommendation letters One recommendation letter should be sent from a dean faculty member or chief administrative officer from your academic institution The second recommendation letter should be sent from a community leader or volunteer supervisor If

    Original URL path: http://www.nmfonline.org/tcwf/application-info (2016-02-09)
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  • Slideshow - GE/NMF International Medical Scholars Program - National Medical Fellowships, Inc.
    Monash Scott Medical Student Scholarship Program Neighborhood Diabetes Education Program United Health Foundation NMF Diverse Medical Scholars Program Special Scholarships Awards Aetna Foundation NMF Healthcare Leadership Program Aura E Severinghaus Award New York Community Trust NMF Medical Research Scholarship Program NMF Emergency Scholarship Fund General Scholarships Awards Frequently Asked Questions Alumni Friends News Events All Events News Announcements Resources Resource Libraries Aetna NMF Primary Care Fellows California Community Service Learning Program GE NMF Primary Care Leadership Program GE NMF Global Health Fellows Program United Health Foundation NMF Diverse Medical Scholars Program Career Center Support NMF Donate Now Planned Giving Home Programs GEi MF Global Health Fellows Program Photo Slideshow GE NMF global health fellows Program Photo Slideshow The photos above have been provided by our GE NMF Global Health Fellows Quick links About the Program What to Expect About Ghana About Kenya Application Checklist Online Application The application for this program is currently closed Please contact us for more information scholarships nmfonline org From the Field Former Fellow Jacqueline Doamekpor MD MPH talks about her experience in Ghana Read more Support NMF Sponsors Organization Overview Programs About Us Board of Directors Quick Links Home Page Contact Us NATIONAL MEDICAL FELLOWSHIPS

    Original URL path: http://www.nmfonline.org/geinternational/slideshow (2016-02-09)
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  • Program Requirements - GE-NMF Global Health Fellows Program - National Medical Fellowships, Inc.
    Program United Health Foundation NMF Diverse Medical Scholars Program Career Center Support NMF Donate Now Planned Giving Home Programs GE NMF Global Health Fellows Program Requirements Expectations GE NMF Global Health Fellows Program What to expect PROGRAM EXPECTATIONS Prior to departure Fellows will Thoroughly review briefing materials and attend pre departure trainings Confirm clearance with schools Ensure proper documentation and immunizations are obtained Upon Arrival Attend intensive orientation and receive specific site instruction Submit weekly observational journals that focus on medical service and patient care Select a theme with site mentor input from which each Fellow will plan and institute an individual project Interact with local medical students End of Program Author final written report and PowerPoint presentation detailing clinical findings and experiences Participate in all program assessment activities All Fellows must participate in all program activities and complete and submit all program requirements within the specified time period including departure to and from host country Unauthorized travel is not permitted due to visa liability LIVING CONDITIONS Applicants should be prepared to work within the program guidelines and accept local living conditions including spotty internet access double occupancy hostel type accommodations local food traditions periodic water shortages electrical outages and tropical climate Some group social and cultural activities will be organized during the program THE EXPERIENCE Ghana and Kenya provide a great opportunity for those interested in healthcare in developing countries tropical medicine and community healthcare service Former GE NMF Global Health Fellows note the impact of the program on their lives particularly in their personal contact with diseases studied previously only in textbooks My NMF experience strongly impacted my clinical skills especially in the field of maternal fetal medicine It has also strengthened my desire to practice in an underserved community Monique Sutherland 2013 Kenya Visit the GE NMF

    Original URL path: http://www.nmfonline.org/ge-global/requirements (2016-02-09)
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  • About Ghana - GE-NMF Global Health Fellows Program - National Medical Fellowships, Inc.
    NMF Global Health Fellows Program United Health Foundation NMF Diverse Medical Scholars Program Career Center Support NMF Donate Now Planned Giving Home Programs GE NMF Global Health Fellows Program About Ghana GE NMF GLOBAL HEALTH FELLOWS Program About Ghana The GE NMF Global Health Fellows Program has operated in Ghana since the program s inception in 2006 Ghana Quick Facts Region West Africa Capital Accra Population 24 652 402 July 2012 est GDP Per Capita 3 100 2011 est Major Industries mining lumbering light manufacturing aluminum smelting food processing cement small commercial ship building Life Expectancy 61 45 years Physician Density 0 085 physicians 1 000 population 2009 People living with HIV AIDS 260 000 2009 est GHANA PARTNERS The GE NMF Global Health Fellows Program is administered in Ghana in partnership with the Ghana Health Services and Integrated Health Solutions Limited While in Ghana Fellows are enrolled as international students in the University of Ghana College of Health Science Medical School The following faculty served as mentors for the 2014 Fellows Dr Victoria Adabayeri Dr Eben Badoe Dr Akye Essuman Dr Collins Oduro Dr Alfred Yawson Dr Henry Lawson The two host sites for 2015 will be Axim Government

    Original URL path: http://www.nmfonline.org/ge-global/ghana (2016-02-09)
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  • About Kenya - GE-NMF Global Health Fellows Program - National Medical Fellowships, Inc.
    Program GE NMF Global Health Fellows Program United Health Foundation NMF Diverse Medical Scholars Program Career Center Support NMF Donate Now Planned Giving Home Programs GE NMF Global Health Fellows Program About Kenya GE NMF global health fellows Program About Kenya The GE NMF Global Health Fellows Program launched in Kenya for the first time in 2013 Kenya Quick Facts Region East Africa Capital Nairobi Population 43 013 341 July 2012 est GDP Per Capita 1 800 2011 est Major Industries small scale consumer goods plastic furniture batteries textiles clothing soap cigarettes flour agricultural products horticulture oil refining aluminum steel lead cement commercial ship repair tourism Life Expectancy 63 07 years Physician Density 0 14 physicians 1 000 population 2002 People living with HIV AIDS 1 5 million 2009 est KENYA PARTNERS The GE NMF Global Health Fellows Program is administered in Kenya in partnership with Maseno University School of Medicine MUSOM While in Kenya Fellows are enrolled as international students in MUSOM The following faculty served as mentors for the 2014 Fellows Dr Ongonji Agumba Professor Wilson Odero Dr Michael George Owiti The two host sites for 2015 will be Siaya County Referral Hospital and Yala Sub county Hospital

    Original URL path: http://www.nmfonline.org/ge-global/kenya (2016-02-09)
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