“Making Global Health a Sustainable Career”

Dr. Phuoc Le, Co-founder and Co-Director of the Global Health Core at UCSF, was recently featured in the April issue of Today's Hospitalist, a monthly magazine that reports the latest news in practice management, quality improvement, and clinical updates in the field of Hospital Medicine.

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Recognizing Our Local Colleagues


There are words in many languages that have no good English equivalent. During my work in Haiti, I’ve noticed my Haitian colleagues on occasion exhaling a phrase – “tet chaje” – which literally means “head charged.” More accurately, it describes a sense of being overwhelmed or conveying disbelief or frustration. Based on my limited experiences in the field, I can only begin to imagine the burnout that local providers face in resource-limited settings. (more…)

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