Acad Med 2014 Aug;89(8):1146-8
Dr. Mullan is founding board chair, Seed Global Health, Boston, Massachusetts, and Murdock Head Professor of Medicine and Health Policy, George Washington University, Washington, DC. Dr. Kerry is chief executive officer, Seed Global Health, and instructor in global health and social medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts.
Problem: In many limited resource countries, medical and nursing school faculties are small and understaffed, contributing to the sparse output of physicians and nurses to support the country's health system. The World Health Organization declared that 37 African nations suffer a "critical shortage" of health practitioners.
Approach: The Global Health Service Partnership (GHSP) is a new program that sends U. Read More