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GO! Global Orientation on Culture + Ethics has ended
Join us Saturday, March 30 for the 2019 GO! Global Orientation on Culture + Ethics at the FedEx Global Education building!

This free, one-day event is designed to help students evaluate expectations, anticipate potential cultural and ethical challenges, prepare for engagement with global communities, and develop intercultural competencies.

Once you’ve registered, please create a profile (which you can choose to make public) and select the sessions you plan to attend, including full group sessions. NOTE: You may only select one breakout session per timeslot (one red, one green, one blue).

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Saturday, March 30 • 10:15am - 11:15am
The Ethics of Healthcare Abroad FILLING
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Come explore the social and ethical issues associated with students providing healthcare and conducting bio-medical research abroad. This one-hour discussion-based session will encourage attendees to think about and reflect on the challenges of working in a clinical or research setting.  This session is designed to help you consider fundamental aspects of healthcare abroad including informed consent, research endeavors and permissions, and disparate cultural, religious, and professional norms.

Moderators
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Eric Thomas

REACH Fellow, UNC Center for Global Initiatives
Eric Thomas is the 2018-2019 James Peacock REACH Fellow and a doctoral candidate in the Department of Anthropology. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Hamilton College where he also conducted undergraduate research in Paris, France and Dakar, Senegal. After graduating he served as Resident Director for Summer English Language Programs... Read More →

Speakers
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Rhonda Lanning

Clinical Assistant Professor, UNC School of Nursing
Rhonda is a faculty member at the School of Nursing where she teaches several classes related to her specialty in women's and reproductive health. She also serves as the program director for Birth Partners- UNC Medical Center's volunteer doula program. Trained as a doula and certified... Read More →
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Christian Long

Alumni, UNC School of Medicine, Clinical Lab Science
Christian is a 2019 graduate from UNC who studied Clinical Laboratory Science in UNC's School of Medicine. He currently works as a board-certified medical laboratory scientist at UNC McLendon Core Laboratory. While at UNC Christian served as a research intern in the Kabanov Lab located... Read More →
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Achsah Dorsey

Graduate Student, UNC Department of Anthropology
Achsah Dorsey is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Anthropology at UNC. She recently returned from extended dissertation fieldwork collecting biomarkers and conducting semi-structured interviews in Lima, Peru in order to examine the relationship between biological, environmental... Read More →
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Alyssa Tilly

Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellow, UNC Hospitals
Alyssa is currently a hospice and palliative medicine fellow and has spent a fair amount of time abroad throughout her medical training. She has a variety of global health experiences from working on a randomized controlled trial in Zambia in medical school to working clinically in... Read More →


Saturday March 30, 2019 10:15am - 11:15am EDT
room 4003