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  • 1. MGH Imaging Initiatives in Global Health and International Outreach Garry Choy MD
  • 2. Pictured: Ratanakiri Provincial Hospital, Cambodia and x-ray reading room Images via “Operation Village Health”
  • 3. Background
    • Numerous efforts based at Partners, Harvard, MGH, and BWH focused on international outreach
    • Newly created MGH Center for Global Health
    • Multiple academic-divisions at MGH currently have initiatives in global health
  • 4. Examples of current Initiatives at multiple levels: MGH, BWH, Partners, and Harvard University
  • 5. Examples of current Initiatives at multiple levels: MGH, BWH, Partners, and Harvard University
    • MGH Center for Global Health
    • MGH Disparities Solutions Center
    • MGH Division of Global Health and Human Rights (MGH Emergency Medicine Department)
    • BWH Division of Global Health Equity (BWH Medicine)
    • Center of Expertise in Global Health and Humanitarian Medicine at Partners Healthcare
    • Harvard Institute for Global Health (HIGH)
  • 6. Harvard Institute for Global Health (HIGH)
  • 7. Harvard Institute for Global Health (HIGH)
    • Mission:
    • University-wide institute to “educate and train” future leaders in global health
    • Provides funding for development of courses, research by junior faculty, and travel grants
    • Leadership:
    • Dr. David Cutler, PhD
    • Dr. Sue Goldie, MD
  • 8. Partners Center of Expertise for Global and Humanitarian Health
  • 9. Partners Center of Expertise for Global and Humanitarian Health
    • Mission:
    • Provide mentorship, lecture series, travel grants, and research funding for residents/fellows at all Partners Healthcare Institutions
    • Leadership and Faculty:
    • Dr. David Bangsberg, MD MPH (MGH)
    • Dr. Michael VanRooyen, MD, MPH (BWH)
    • Dr. Susan Briggs, MD
  • 10. BWH Division of Global Health Equity (BWH Medicine)
  • 11. BWH Division of Global Health Equity (BWH Medicine)
    • Mission:
    • Address health disparities abroad through training, education, research, and service
    • Leadership:
    • Dr. Paul Farmer, MD PhD
    • Dr. Howard Hiatt, MD
  • 12. MGH Center for Global Health
  • 13. MGH Center for Global Health
    • Mission: Center for Global Health provides leadership and support at MGH to reduce health disparities for the world's most vulnerable and crisis-affected populations through education, research and service
    • Leadership and Faculty:
    • Dr. David Bangsberg MD MPH
    • Grace Deveney, RN MPH
    • Dr. Vanessa Kerry, MD MSc
    • Dr. Susan Briggs, MD
  • 14. MGH International Trauma and Disaster Institute / Office of Disaster Response
  • 15. MGH International Trauma and Disaster Institute / Office of Disaster Response
    • Mission: Academic center of excellence for trauma and disaster education, preparedness, and response
    • Leadership and Faculty:
    • Susan Briggs, MD
    • Larry Ronan, MD
  • 16. MGH Disparities Solution Center
  • 17. MGH Disparities Solution Center
    • Mission:
    • Local and national efforts to eliminate racial and ethnic disparities in healthcare delivery through research, clinical service, and leadership training
    • Leadership:
    • Dr. Joseph Betancourt, MD MPH
    • Dr. Alexander Green, MD MPH
  • 18. Emergency Medicine Department – Division of Global Health and Human Rights
  • 19. Emergency Medicine Department – Division of Global Health and Human Rights
    • Mission:
    • To care for the world's most vulnerable by developing and facilitating health-care delivery, research, education, and capacity-building initiatives.
    • Leadership:
    • Dr. Thomas Burke, MD (former Chief)
    • Dr. Roy Ahn, MPH, ScD
  • 20. MGH Division of Global Psychiatry
  • 21. MGH Division of Global Psychiatry
    • Mission:
    • “ We seek to prepare a new generation of twenty-first century global psychiatrists equipped to work with international populations both in America and around the world to reduce disparities.”
    • Leadership:
    • Dr. Henderson
    • Dr. Pierce
  • 22. International Efforts at Partners Healthcare Psychiatry Medicine Surgery Emergency Medicine Dermatology OB/GYN
  • 23. International Efforts at Partners Healthcare Psychiatry Medicine Surgery Emergency Medicine Dermatology OB/GYN
  • 24. International Efforts at Partners Healthcare Psychiatry Medicine Surgery Emergency Medicine Dermatology OB/GYN MGH IMAGING
  • 25. MGH Imaging Global Health Programs Mission: To address unmet medical imaging needs and healthcare disparities for vulnerable and crisis-affected populations
  • 26. Why MGH Imaging Global Health Programs?
    • Medical imaging expertise is needed globally
    • Radiologists can play a larger role in global health and outreach
    • Contribute to and collaborate with larger international outreach efforts by other academic departments
    • Collaborate with efforts by professional societies (i.e. ACR, RSNA, and ISR)
    • Continue the MGH Radiology tradition in contributing to improving international health
  • 27. Goals of MGH Imaging Global Health Programs
    • Connecting members of our department with not only opportunities but also funding and grant opportunities in global outreach
    • Support and develop the global health and outreach interests of trainees and faculty in our department
    • Coordination and Collaboration with existing Harvard, Partners, and MGH centers and initiatives
  • 28. How can accomplish our goals and mission?
    • MGH Imaging Global Health Programs will be in the following areas:
    • Clinical Service
    • Research and Needs Assessment
    • Technology Transfer
    • Education and Training
    • Organizational and Institutional Development
  • 29. MGH Imaging Global Health Programs
    • Program in Clinical Service
  • 30. Referring Physicians and Non-profit Partner Organizations of iRadX.org
    • Partners in Health
    • Interplast
    • WiRED International
    • Operation Village Health
    • iCons International Consultation Service
    • Harvard Neurology Residency-India Exchange
    • Harvard Medical School – China Exchange Program
  • 31. Cases from Rwanda
  • 32. Cases from Haiti
  • 33. MGH Imaging Global Health Programs
    • Program in Research and Needs Assessment
  • 34. Program in Research and Needs Assessment
    • Determine education and training needs in developing nations
      • Example: Collaborating with ACR to assess training needs of countries / clinical sites globally
    • Perform needs assessment for medical imaging in underserved regions of the globe for NGO ’s and for clinical sites (i.e. for equipment)
    • Assess appropriate technology development / status of care
    • Goal: To better focus efforts and measure effectiveness
  • 35. MGH Imaging Global Health Programs
    • Program in Technology Transfer
  • 36. Program in Technology Transfer
      • Equipment donation
      • Establishing Public-Private Partnerships
      • Equipment re-engineering (Example: Portable CT and other equipment like portable C-arm for Disaster Response – in collaboration with Dr. Susan Brigg ’s ImSURT Disaster Response Team)
  • 37. MGH Imaging Global Health Programs
    • Program in Education and Training
  • 38. Program in Education and Training
    • Establishment of educational exchange programs
    • Online Learning Portal
    • Development of Continuing Medical Education Programs in collaboration with international medical societies
  • 39. Program in Education and Training
    • Online Learning Portal
      • Creation of website for open-source access to learning resources
      • Selected mini-courses (opt-in by lecturer)
      • Contributed cases, powerpoint presentations, and other documents by trainees or faculty
  • 40. Haiti – October 2010
    • Sanjay Saini and Larry Ronan (MGH Internal Medicine) went on delegation to Haiti to explore opportunities for medical education / institutional development
  • 41. MGH Imaging Global Health Programs
    • Program in Institutional Development
  • 42. Program in Institutional Development
    • Collaboration with professional societies such as ACR and RSNA
      • Sharing of needs assessment data
      • Education and training opportunities
    • Assist international medical societies in developing standards for ensuring high quality education, training, and practice of radiology
      • Example: Haiti
  • 43. Thank you!