Department of Medicine

Global Health Corner

Stanford Medicine Expands Vision World Wide

In an effort to share our mission to provide high quaity health care for all, the Department of

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Gantenbein Medical Fund

Medical student Rishi Medriatta was selected as the first recipient of this fund. He was selected by the Center for Innovation in Global Health (CIGH) directed by Michele Barry, MD, FACP to interview with DACOR and two other applicants from competing institutions.
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NBC News Global Health Media Fellowship

About the Fellowship
Stanford University’s Center for Global Health is proposing the first Fellowship in Global Health Media. A new generation of physicians will learn to use the power of media to enhance the impact of their work in global health. Read More..

Medicine is extending our reach to help patients worldwide. Under the leadership of Michele Barry, MD, Senior Associate Dean for Global Health and the Director of Global Health Initiatives in Medicine, DOM faculty and residents have the oppourtunity to practice medicine, educate, and capacity build in various locations throughout the developing world.

Department of Medicine Opportunities in Global Health Include:

About Michele Barry, MD

michelebarrymdAs a founder of the  Yale/Stanford Johnson & Johnson Global Health Scholars Program she has sent over 1,000 physicians overseas to underserved areas where she has worked with her family over the years.  Barry is a past President of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH) and an elected member of the Institute of Medicine and National Academy of Science.

Her scholarly interests include tropical medicine, ethics of western research conducted overseas and globalization’s impact on health disparities. She served on the Obama Women’s Health subcommittee and is a current Paul Rogers Society Ambassador to the US Congress for global health research advocacy.

She is also the most recent recipient of the Ben Kean Medal, awarded by the ASTMH to a clinician or educator every whose dedication to clinical tropical medicine and impact on the training of students, fellows and or practitioners of tropical medicine is in keeping with the tradition established by Dr. Ben Kean, who was a renowned clinical professor of tropical medicine and professor of public health at Cornell.

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