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Medical Students, Medical Providers, and College Students

Medical Students & Graduates

Research Fellowship: Guatemala

Each year Saving Mothers in Guatemala provides an opportunity to a medical student, a public health student, or graduate to serve as the Research Fellow and the Program Coordinator. For 10-12 months, this individual will be living in Santiago Atitlan. They will be responsible for overseeing the daily activities and monitoring and evaluation of the School of POWHER, a program which trains Mayan traditional birth attendants. As well as given opportunities to be apart of the continuing research surrounding the program. Through this experience the fellow has the opportunity to observe the maternal health arena in a low-resource setting. They will also be developing crucial skills in building trust and partnership with community stakeholders, while sharing some of the scientific knowledge of female reproduction and birth.

For more information please e-mail cover letter and CV to joliveira@savingmothers.org and tshirazian@savingmothers.org.

As of 08/01/19, we are no longer accepting internship applications for this position for 2019. Thank you for your interest!

Research Fellowship

Saving Mothers offers a year-long opportunity for a medical student or graduate to serve as a research fellow. This fellow will be based in New York and actively involved in the implementation of our programming and research work and will be able to spend time at one or more of our international sites. He or she will also have the opportunity to attend one research conference on behalf of Saving Mothers. $10,000 stipend. Spanish fluency a plus.

 

Currently accepting internship applications for this position for 2020. Thank you for your interest!

Internships

Interested in spending a summer in New York on the Saving Mothers team? These internships provide an opportunity for undergraduate or medical students to learn about all aspects of our organization and gain valuable non-profit experience. $2,500 stipend provided. Spanish fluency a plus.

 

Currently accepting internship applications for the summer of 2019. Applications will close February 1st, 2020. Thank you for your interest!

Medical Providers

Medical Providers

Saving Mothers has numerous opportunities for health care providers who would like to volunteer their services at international sites. We are looking for doctors with expertise in women’s global health, gynecological and urological surgery, anesthesia, high-risk obstetrics, and maternal and fetal medicine. If interested in volunteering below is a link to our volunteer participation form. Please fill it out and send it back along with the additional documents requested to information@savingmothers.org!

Follow the link below if you have any questions about how you might like to get involved!

College Students

Start a Saving Mothers Student Chapter

College students with a strong interest in medicine and are passionate about women’s health in limited-resource settings can join us in our mission to eradicate preventable maternal deaths. Student chapters currently affiliated with Saving Mothers conduct projects to raise awareness about inequalities in maternal health, raise funds to support our mission, and educate themselves and others about the current state of global women’s health. These student groups act as a catalyst for change and are a vital part of engaging new allies in our work. Current student chapters include Brown University, Seton Hall University, Barnard/Columbia and Sophie Davis Medical School at CUNY.

Internships

Interested in spending a summer in New York on the Saving Mothers team? These internships provide an opportunity for undergraduate or medical students to learn about all aspects of our organization and gain valuable non-profit experience. $2,500 stipend provided. Spanish fluency a plus.