Global Health Service Corps

In the News

ScienceSpeaks blog: an American doctor and a Malawian doctor work to increase healthcare workforce
Drs. Kerry and Kumwenda describe GHSC and the partnership model in Malawi.

Andover, the Magazine of Phillips Academy, describes Dr. Kerry's efforts to improve global health services

NPR: U.S. Doctors Head Overseas To Train, Not Just Treat
NPR Global Health Blog covers GHSC and other programs committed to building the healthcare workforce.

NPR interviews Peace Corps Acting Director Carrie Hessler-Radelet and Dr. Kerry on GHSP
Tell Me More interview describes the Peace Corps new direction and the partnership model.

Aol Gov names GHSC video of the week
Recognizing GHSC for capturing the "essence of innovation, technology and new ideas happening in government today."

Peace Corps interviews GHSC leadership
Drs. Kerry and Sayeed describe the case for the Global Health Service Partnership

Andrea Mitchell  Reports interviews Vanessa Kerry
Senator Kerry's Daughter addresses world health workforce

11/14/12 describes GHSP plan to address medical and nursing training gap
Cindy Shiner and Dr. Kerry discuss the training gap and opportunities in East Africa at American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene Annual Meeting

Medscape covers the rich history and future of GHSC
Dr. Kerry describes how decades of work have led to this important launch and offers a vision going forward

Chronicle of Higher Education reports on GH opportunities from AAMC Annual Conference
Drs. Scott and Mullan describe GHSP mulitplier effect in response to critical provider shortages globally

NPR features A Peace Corps for Doctors Built by a Senator's Daughter
Michaeleen Doucleff interviews Dr. Kerry on the impact of medical education in making sustainable change.

Every Mother Counts highlights GHSP turning history into action
Christie Turnlington and Dr. Kerry share a vision for quality health care globally. In this interview EMC focuses on these likeminded efforts.

Kaiser Daily Health Policy Report, Science Speaks and Global Pulse interview on the eve of the AIDS 2012 Conference
Dr. Kerry speaks on the Global Health Service Corps, her reasons for partnering with the Peace Corps on the project and her parents' influence on her work,

May 2012
AAMC Reporter Viewpoint: Investing in Medical Education for Health Equity
Drs. Kerry and Mullan describe the imperative for the Global Health Service Corps and the GHSP opportunity.

April/May 2012
Building the Next Generation of Global Health Leaders
Dr. Roger I. Glass, Director, Fogarty International Center lauds efforts to expand early career Global Health opportunities in NIH's Global Health Matters.

ASPH reports launch of GHSP
Lincoln Chen, founder of the Harvard Global Equity Initiative, describes crisis of lack of medical educators and the role of GHSP in addressing that deficit.

George Washington University cites a vision realized
Dr. Fitzhugh Mullan builds on Partnership concept he described in JAMA in 2007.

Global Healthcare Delivery Project Interviews Dr. Kerry on GHSP
Dr. Kerry Hopes New Training Program Will Have Multiplier Effect.

Harvard Medical School Announces GHSP launch
Department of Global Health and Social Medicine cites efforts of Vanessa Kerry and Paul Farmer.

Boston Globe describes GHSP launch and the campaign for health equity
As GHSP is launched Dr. Kerry describes imbalance between burden of disease and health workforce.

Institute of Medicine Reports New Global Health Service Partnership (GHSP) Funded Through the Peace Corps and PEPFAR
New faculty will help developing countries address the health care professionals shortages they face by adding capacity and support.

PSI Healthy Lives reports USA Global Health Service Partnership launch
Innovative public-private partnership to place nurses, physicians and other health professionals as adjunct faculty in medical or nursing schools overseas.

ScienceSpeaks:HIV and TB News describes Partnership
GHSP is announced as new volunteer opportunity for U.S. docs and nurses to train counterparts in disease-ravaged countries.

US Embassy Tanzania announces Health Professional Training
Developing countries will have more trained doctors, nurses and other health professionals, thanks to a new partnership.

The Hill Blog reports:  Obama administration launches health partnership in developing countries
Doctors, nurses and other health professionals to teach at medical and nursing schools in developing countries.

Lancet report: Sub-Saharan African Medical School Study
An examination of  challenges, innovations, and trends in medical education as part of health-system strengthening

NEJM Perspective on An International Service Corps for Health
Drs. Kerry, Auld and Farmer present An Unconventional Prescription for Diplomacy.

New York Times Op-Ed on Humanitarian Health Service Corps
Dr. Kerry’s call to action: adequate health care correlates to a country’s stability and security.

JAMA Commentary responds to HIV/AIDS crisis with global health workforce proposal
Dr. Mullan describes a Peace Corps for Health.