Seed Global Health & Peace Corps 2015 Volunteers - Apply
A joint initiative among Seed Global Health, the Peace Corps, and PEhttp://www.pepfar.gov/PFAR, will accept applications from physicians and nurses interested in serving as clinical educators in Malawi, Tanzania and Uganda starting the summer of 2015. Participants serve one-year assignments asPeace Corps Response volunteers serving in medical and nursing schools working alongside local faculty to help expand the base of physician and nursing educators in countries that face critical shortages of health care providers. GHSP volunteers will receive monthly living stipends, transportation to and from their country of service, and other benefits. In addition, to ensure that financial constraints do not prevent the most skilled applicants from service, Seed Global Health provides stipends of up to $30,000 (Seed Global Health Debt Repayment). To learn more about the qualifications for physician and nurse applicants, please click here: Physician Applicants & Nurse Applicants. The application cycle will be open from May 19, 2014 to December 5, 2014. To find out more about applying to the Global Health Service Partnership, please click here.
About Global Health Programs
Global Health Programs coordinates global activities of the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, and supports the international aspects of our research, educational, and service programs. Our activities include: (i) placement of Penn medical students in global health experiences and hosting of international medical students at Penn; (ii) recruitment of postdoctoral fellows who come from international institutions; (iii) facilitation of international research initiatives and sponsored programs undertaken by faculty of the Perelman School of Medicine; (iv) coordination of global activities with other schools of the University, and the Office of the Provost; (v) provision of information for faculty, students, and administration; and (vi) representation of the School of Medicine in interactions with international institutions.