2021 Global Health Week


  Official Zoom Link for the Week

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  PW: 871476 


Schedule of Events

EQUITY DAY | Monday | October 4th 

10:00AM - 11:00AM | The Remaking of a Healthcare System

BDSC Barfield | Keynote Speaker, Dr. Agnes Binagwaho

A "fireside chat" with Dr. Agnes Binagwaho, the Vice Chancellor of the University of Global Health Equity and former Minister of Health in Rwanda. 


7:00PM - 8:00PM | Access to Healthcare and Economic Disparity Panel

Over Zoom | Panel (SEPERATE ZOOM LINK)

Panel of medical professionals and professors who are here to speak about economic disparities and how it affects access to healthcare nationally and internationally.

Meeting ID: 663 081 865

Passcode: 263896

7:00PM - 8:00PM | Speaker Event - Finding Equity on the Amazon River

Over Zoom | Speaker, Dr. Freille 

Dr. Freille - Physician that has worked for most of his career on the Amazon river as a medical missionary

8-9PM | Social Determinants of Healthcare Workshop 

Foster 107 | Workshop

An interactive event with the goal of exposing students to potential social determinants of health and how they can influence physician care.

Profit Share of the Day: Hawk's Chicken







GLOBAL SURGERY DAY | Tuesday | October 5th

5:30PM - 6:30PM | Alliance that Leads to Advocacy

HANKAC H025 | Speaker, Ife Shoyombo

Ife Shoyombo is an intern at G4 Alliance and a fourth year medical student. He will present on their ongoing advocacy priorities and opportunities for students to get involved in.

6:00PM-7:00PM | Learning How to Suture Workshop

Earle Hall Classroom | Workshop

This workshop will cover suturing and intubation techniques

7:00PM - 8:00PM | Global Surgery from the Hill (BMSA)

Foster 107 | Speaker, Lismore Nebeker

Lismore Nebeker works in Global Surgery and conducts advocacy work in Washington and internationally.

Profit Share of the Day: Oh My Juice



SERVICE DAY | Wednesday | October 6th

5:00PM - 6:00PM | The Pursuit of Longitudinal Local Outreach

BSB 114 | Speaker, Dr. Doriann Beverly 

6-7PM | Hands-On Missions Pharmacy Workshop (AED and BMSA)

BSB C231 | Workshop

Students will gain hands-on experience in pharmacy skills. They will learn about common medications in mission trip or low resource settings, diagnose patient cases, and fill prescriptions for those patients. Pharmacy equipment will be provided.

Profit Share of the Day: Waco Cha






RESEARCH & EDUCATION DAY | Thursday | October 7th

6:00PM - 7:00PM | Research, Rehabilitation, and Restoration (SPOTA)

BSB C231 | Speaker, Dr. Chad Swank

Dr. Chad Swank from the Baylor Scott and White Institute for Rehabilitation will speak about his background in Physical Therapy, the research his team is currently conducting, and the significance of research in rehabilitation professions

7:00PM - 8:00PM | The Making of a Global Health Warrior

Foster 126 | Keynote Speaker, Dr. Maria Elena Bottazzi

A “Fireside Chat” with the Associate Dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine and Co-Director of the Texas Children's Hospital Center for Vaccine Development


Profit Share of the Day: Andy's Custards






CASE COMPETITION DAY | Friday | October 8th

4:00PM | Distribution Meeting

Zoom Only

Distribution of the prompt and information for the case competition. Due at 11:59PM Saturday, October 9th.

Saturday | October 9th 

10:00AM-12:00PM | Tackling Food Insecurity in our Local Community


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