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Global Health Corps

Health Corps

Program Specifics

Locations: In 2014, assignments have been made to Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Colombia and Angola.

Eligibility: Board eligible or board certified pediatricians, family practitioners, medicine/pediatrics graduates, internists, obstetrician/gynecologists, and general surgeons.

Pre-service training: Texas Children's Hospital Global Health Corps physicians will be required to participate in a four-week pre-service training program offered in Houston, Texas each year in July. This training includes courses in HIV/AIDS and Tropical Medicine. The pre-service training is an approved certification course for the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene.

Interested applicants: The application cycle for 2015-2016 positions applications are due October 1, 2014.  Phone interviews will be conducted late October-early November.  Applicants are requested to provide an up-to-date CV, a brief (1-2 page) personal statement, and a list of three references with contact information.  Applications and queries about positions can be directed to Tina Thomas

Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Positions

Baylor International Pediatric AIDS Initiative (BIPAI) and the Texas Children’s Cancer & Hematology Centers (TXCH) are seeking physicians who have completed a pediatric residency with an interest in global health for clinical positions available in Botswana and Malawi focusing on inpatient and outpatient care of pediatric hematology-oncology patients at Princess Marina Hospital in Gaborone, Botswana and Kamuzu Central Hospital in Lilongwe, Malawi.

See job position details below:

Faculty Position in Botswana

 Faculty Position in Malawi

Global Health Corps Position in Botswana

For hematology-oncology positions, please submit your CV and personal statement to Dr. David Poplack.

Health CorpsTexas Children's Hospital Global Health Corps members will provide treatment for tuberculosis, malaria, malnutrition, perinatal conditions, cancer, sickle cell anemia, obstetrics and gynecology, and surgical conditions, among others.