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.
I worked with a Rwandan doctor in Liberia recently. Partners in Health (PIH) has sent trained Haitian doctors to Rwanda, and trained them to train health professionals in Liberia. It is a South-South capacity building attempt that is inspiring. I met a Rwandan doctor, who was around college age at the time of the genocide in Rwanda. He said he just kept having this thought in his mind “How is genocide possible? How is it possible?” He was suffering to wrap his mind around how his fellow country men could commit such heinous crimes. He searched everywhere for answers, he wanted existential answers and joined a seminary. (more…)