Tag: global surgery

ET&A in War-Torn Syria

By Gyda Sumadi ‘18. A piece of Syria visited Babson this spring, as Dr. Mahmoud Hariri, a trauma surgeon on the ground in Syria, visited campus to share with students, faculty, and community members his first-hand experience of the tragedies to date in the now six-year long war in Syria. Syrian myself (my father was…

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Entrepreneurial Opportunity Amidst One of the World’s Largest Challenges

I had the privilege of attending the Boston Global Surgery Symposium held at Harvard Medical School on March 4th with a few of Babson’s curious and bright students. The Schlesinger Fund for Global Healthcare Entrepreneurship (GHE) sponsored their attendance. As Assistant Director of GHE, I am devoted to providing and creating learning opportunities for our…

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Babson Participates in Global Surgery Hack-a-thon in Mbarara, Uganda

Eleven students and faculty from Babson College attended the CAMTech Uganda Global Surgery Hack-a-thon at Mbarara University of Science and Technology (MUST) on August 26-28, 2016. Through the Leonard A. Schlesinger Fund for Global Healthcare Entrepreneurship, Babson partnered with The Consortium for Affordable Medical Technologies (CAMTech) as the lead event sponsor and curriculum adviser. The event…

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A Doctor, An Engineer, and An Entrepreneur Walk Into A Surgical Suite…

By Wiljeana Jackson Glover, Assistant Professor of Technology, Operations and Information Management at Babson College and Co-Faculty Director of the Leonard A. Schlesinger Fund for Global Healthcare Entrepreneurship. “Most intellectual training focuses on analytical skills. Whether in literary criticism or scientific investigation, the academic mind is best at taking things apart. The complementary arts of…

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Global Healthcare Entrepreneurship Summit at Babson

We just wrapped up a tremendous Global Healthcare Entrepreneurship Summit here on campus from the Leonard A. Schlesinger Fund for Global Healthcare Entrepreneurship. 80 leaders in healthcare including one of our 2015 Social Innovator Award recipients Dr. Paul Farmer attended the day long summit. Everyone left the room inspired – we were honored and thrilled.…

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