Pathology on a Global Scale—What
Does a Missionary Pathologist Do?
Dr. Bill Walker
Pathology Services of Kalamazoo
Bronson Methodist Hospital
This symposium will briefly describe the training necessary to become a
pathologist and various responsibilities of a pathologist in private practice in
a large community hospital. Attendees will be introduced to medical care in
mission hospitals in ThirdWorld (developing) countries. There is a critical need
for health care practitioners in all specialties in mission hospitals. The non-profit
organization International Pathology Services began in 2006 to address the
pathology needs of these hospitals. Extreme examples of a variety of tumors
will be illustrated and discussed.
Set-up for Success: Becoming an
Army Health Care Practitioner
Capt. Jimmedda Mills
Capt. Andrew T. Branch
The U.S. Army makes it possible for thousands of men and women to reach
their career and education goals each year in more than 90 health care
professional specialties, whether students are interested in joining Army
Reserve Officers’Training Corps (ROTC) at undergraduate universities or
taking advantage of a wide range of educational opportunities and financial
incentives as full-time Officers or enlisted Soldiers. Hear firsthand from U.S.
Army health care professionals about the different U.S. Army career paths
available to those interested in medical and health care careers.
Enhance Your Resume with
the Professional Healthcare
Cynthia Orr, Danielle Sadighi
This workshop is for health science teachers looking to gain insight into
classroom management and teaching styles. Participants will have an
opportunity to learn how to earn the Professional Healthcare Instructor
Certification. This certification requires one-year teaching experience.
Acquiring this certification will enhance an instructor’s skills and provide the
instructor additional marketability in the allied healthcare teaching industry.
The exam breakdown is as follows: learning styles (20%), applying Blooms
Taxonomy (20%), dealing with learners (30%), lesson plan preparation (10%)
and, general education questions (20%).
Mock Dental Clinic
in the ThirdWorld
David Berman, M.D.
Global Dental Relief
This symposiumwill provide an overview of public health dentistry in
developing countries as it relates to short-term volunteer opportunities for
people interested in the dental profession. Following the discussion, there will
be a mock field dental clinic set-up, where students are able to simulate and
experience working in a field dental clinic.
Exercise and Medicine
Shannon L. Mathis
University of Alabama in Huntsville
“Exercise is medicine” is a concept that dates back to Hippocrates. Yet, the
leading causes of death in the U.S. are preventable with exercise. Learn how
experts in the field of exercise science collaborate to make a comprehensive
team of health care professionals. This exciting profession is packing a powerful
punch to influence medicine. Learn how exercise is prescribed to prevent
diseases by reaching the mind and body through kinesiology.
2016 INTERNATIONAL LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE