The Collaboration for InterProfessional Health Education Research & Scholarship (CIPHERS) invites you to their Interprofessional Visiting Professor Talk:
Stories along the Checkered Path from Interprofessional Healthcare to Confronting Colonial Models of Humanitarian Medical Aide
Patricia Carrick, FNP
Vice-President, Doctors Without Borders/Medicins Sans Frontieres
Pat Carrick is a nationally certified Family Nurse Practitioner. For the past 30 years she has worked, first in acute care hospital nursing and home-based hospice services and then in Community Health Centers, providing primary care services to medically under-served populations. Since 2007, Pat has completed 5 medical humanitarian aid assignments with Doctors Without Borders in Malawi, South Sudan, and Sierra Leone. Projects focused on in-patient and out-patient malnutrition, primary care in rural outreach clinics, hospital and community-based HIV, and in-patient Ebola treatment.
Using the power of storytelling, Pat will share examples of personal and organizational ethical dilemmas, some failures, and many unanswered questions to illuminate:
What are we talking about when we say, ‘decolonize humanitarian aide’?
Date/Time: Thursday, May 26 | 12:10 pm