PROMETRA USA hosts Fulbright Scholars
PROMETRA USA in partnership with Morehouse School of Medicine and the Georgia Council for International Visitors welcomed 2019 Fulbright Scholars to Atlanta, GA USA for a partnership dinner. PROMETRA USA board members Michele Ozumba and Kofi Kondwani represented the organization. Fulbright scholars from nine countries enjoyed an evening of discussion, networking and fellowship. Scholars are pursuing advanced education in multiple areas:
The Fulbright Program is the flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government and is designed to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries. https://eca.state.gov/fulbright
Georgia Council for International Visitors https://gciv.org/
Georgia Council for International Visitors (GCIV) is a nonprofit organization that was founded in 1962. The GCIV mission is to build relationships between the people of our state and leaders around the world. Its vision is that every Georgia citizen has the opportunity to be more globally engaged. GVIC works with the U.S. Department of State to develop a broad spectrum of professional and cultural exchange programs for emerging global leaders. Our non-partisan citizen diplomacy programs provide Georgians with unique opportunities to share best practices, insights, and friendship with distinguished visitors to the United States. GCIV administers the U.S. Department of State’s International Visitor Leadership Program in Georgia. In 2001 the GCIV national network was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize for its efforts to foster international understanding.
Morehouse School of Medicine www.msm.edu
Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM), located in Atlanta, Ga., was founded in 1975 as the Medical Education Program at Morehouse College. In 1981, MSM became an independently chartered institution. MSM is among the nation’s (USA) leading educators of primary care physicians and was recently recognized as the top institution among U.S. medical schools for our social mission. Our faculty and alumni are noted in their fields for excellence in teaching, research and public policy. MSM is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education, Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education, Council on Education for Public Health, Liaison Committee on Medical Education and Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.
Mission of Morehouse School of Medicine
We exist to:
- Improve the health and well-being of individuals and communities
- Increase the diversity of the health professional and scientific workforce
- Address primary health care through programs in education, research, and service
- With emphasis on people of color and the underserved urban and rural populations in Georgia, the nation, and the world.