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Under the Knife Abroad: Faculty Health & Program Leadership

by Lori Gardinier, globalsl.org (September 2014)

Faculty may not be aware of the tremendous responsibility we assume leading global programs until it is tested. In addition to supporting our students, co-leaders, and staff we are concurrently tasked with structuring ethical programs that maintain a commitment to responsible community engagement. Important, and often overlooked, is our responsibility to our own wellbeing. I was starkly reminded of this when I sustained a major injury while leading my most recent program. As accustomed as I am to all of the risks and responsibilities that accompany this job, I had never really prepared myself for the role of medical patient abroad.

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Published On: September 25, 2014 | Tags: ,,,
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