Physicians are encouraged to be virtual mentors for Kenya providers

Author: Kevin Olson, M.D., chief executive, Clinical Programs, Providence Oregon

Capacity sharing through global telehealth is key to health for a better world. Virtual service positions allow Providence to respond to urgent clinical training needs in rural, underserved communities during and beyond the COVID-19 pandemic.

Opportunities are available in multiple specialties to support critical strengthening within the Kenyan health care system. Please consider signing up to help ease the way for health care in Africa. Volunteer commitment starts at one hour per month online.

Physicians are needed in several specialties
Providence Global and Domestic Engagement is recruiting physicians from the following specialties to volunteer:

  • Nephrology (specifically support with dialysis)  
  • Oncology
  • Critical care
  • Pediatrics (specifically pediatric oncology and pediatric cardiology)
  • Internal medicine
  • Emergency medicine
  • Dermatology

Please read the attached FAQ to learn more about this opportunity, volunteer criteria and what to expect.

Learn more about the World Telehealth Initiative and the hospital in Longisa, Kenya.

Apply today online.

Responding to the signs of the times 
Through partnership with organizations that are breaking ground within virtual capacity sharing, Providence is building bi-directional bridges to fortify the knowledge and skills of global health personnel and lead innovative global service within Catholic health care.

We would love for you to join us in building innovative new pathways to global health equity.

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