The Wharton Global Health Volunteers gives Health Care Management Program students the opportunity to apply their skills service projects for health care systems with limited resources and severe health problems, such as HIV. Each year, small groups of students volunteer their services for two to three week consulting engagements. Participation in these projects provide students with life-changing experiences and first-hand involvement with the practicalities of improving the management of health care services in countries where there are overwhelming needs and scant resources.
By Gordon Phillips, WG15 If the purpose of clubs at Wharton is to provide memorable out-of-the-classroom experiences, then the Wharton Global Health Volunteers (WGHV) gets my seal of approval. I guess it is not much of a surprise, seeing as I have been a Board member for one and a…Read More
By Neil Agarwal, WG15, and Rohit Gupta, WG15 Needless to say, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF and known as Doctors Without Borders in the United States) does great work. A recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, MSF deploys 26,000 doctors and medical professionals to conflict zones and developing communities in 70…Read More
MBA students volunteer to help develop monitoring and tracking systems for a hospital in Saint Lucia. Over Spring Break in 2014, Wharton Global Health Volunteers (WGHV) sent a project team to St. Jude Hospital, a 55-bed nonprofit that serves the south of Saint Lucia in the Caribbean. The WGHV team…Read More