Profiles in Global Health: A Video Series on Global Careers in Medicine & Healthcare

Produced by Global Programs for International Education Week 2018, in collaboration with Boston University School of Medicine Enrichment Program and Boston University Digital Learning & Innovation


Featured: Suzanne Sarfaty, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine at Boston University School of Medicine; Assistant Dean for Medical Education, Office of Enrichment, BUSM; Directs programs for Global Health, Medical Student Research, Service Learning, Humanism and Advanced Communication Skills; First medical school affiliate of the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science; Internist, East Boston Neighborhood Health Center for over 20 years, promoting health in underserved populations and cross-cultural medicine.

Malawi: Supporting People Living with HIV

Featured: Katie Simon Boshoff, MD

Medical Director, Tingathe Program, Baylor Children’s Clinical Centre of Excellence, Lilongwe, Malawi; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Section of Retrovirology and Global Health; Boston University School of Medicine 2013; Residency, University of Washington, Seattle Children’s Hospital 2008-2011

Lebanon: Advocating for Social Justice

Featured: Ashish Premkumar, MD

University of California, San Francisco OB-GYN Resident; Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Maternal-Fetal Medicine Fellow; Boston University School of Medicine 2013; Boston University College of Arts and Sciences 2010

Ethiopia: Strengthening Surgical Systems

Featured: Nichole Starr, MD, MPH

University of California, San Francisco; General Surgery Resident, Research Resident / Lifebox Foundation Ethiopia, Safe Surgery Research Fellow; Boston University School of Medicine 2015; Boston University School of Public Health 2008

Botswana: Advancing Knowledge in HIV & Breast Cancer

Featured: Katrin Sara Sadigh, MD

Brigham and Women’s Hospital Boston/Botswana Harvard Partnership, Gaborone, Botswana; Global Health Fogarty Fellow; MGH/BWH Fellowship in Infectious Diseases 2018; Yale School of Medicine, Residency in Internal Medicine & HIV Medicine 2016; Boston University School of Medicine 2013