Pamela Paulk

About Pamela Paulk

President Pamela Paulk oversees Johns Hopkins Medicine International’s enterprises, including developing sustainable international health collaborations with affiliates in nearly 20 countries and providing medical concierge services for thousands of international and out-of-state patients. Click here to learn more about Pamela.

Posts by Pamela Paulk:

Brain Drain or Gain?

Brain Drain or Gain?

Health care professionals have always been attracted to developed countries in search of better career and educational opportunities, political stability, and greater personal freedom, among myriad other factors. However, we’ve seen this trend go up significantly in recent years. The perceived need to relocate starts early for young people who dream of becoming nurses, physicians,(...)

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No One-and-Done Endeavors

No One-and-Done Endeavors

We recently started a discussion about how institutions such as Johns Hopkins are creating international collaborative health programs to help steer us out of a global health care crisis affecting individuals, health systems and communities worldwide. We can approach collaborations to raise health standards globally in many ways. And a number of organizations—including internationally known(...)

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The Future of Health Care Globalization

The Future of Health Care Globalization

We know what globalization means. Boundaries between countries disappear, giving way to single global markets for labor, manufacturing, finance and service. Money, goods, people, ideas and information mix in unprecedented ways, shaping our lives today and opportunities for tomorrow. But what does it mean for health care? When we talk about the globalization of health(...)

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Mobilizing the International Collaborative Health Base

Mobilizing the International Collaborative Health Base

Senior leaders like me here at Johns Hopkins Medicine International want to engage with you about the biggest ideas and most challenging questions in our international health space. Please take a minute to share your thoughts in the comment section on what topics and trends in international collaborative health you’d like to read about and(...)

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Join the Discussion on International Collaborative Health

Join the Discussion on International Collaborative Health

People everywhere want—and deserve—good health. Yet we find ourselves facing a global health care crisis. Access isn’t keeping up with demand. Costs continue to skyrocket. Treatment gets more attention than prevention. There are enormous differences by community and by country in the way health care is delivered. If we’re going to meet the challenges of(...)

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