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Cross-Cultural Healthcare Education: A Workshop for Educators

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September 19
September 21
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CHSC Shalom Retreat and Training Center
Shalom Retreat Center at BailiTeal Farm
Grand Saline, TX 75140 United States
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(903) 962-4000

Cross-Cultural Healthcare Education: A Workshop for Educators

September 19 - September 21

Course Description

Healthcare education is the new frontier of medical missions. Do you teach or are you planning to teach in an international medical school, residency, or other healthcare training program? This workshop will help you provide quality academics while navigating cultural considerations.

Workshop sponsors include CMDA MEI (Christian Medical and Dental Associations Medical Education International), PAACS (Pan-African Academy of Christian Surgeons), CAAP (Christian Academy of African Physicians), and CHSC (Christian Health Service Corps).

Registration and Logistics

This course is held at CHSC Shalom Retreat and Training Center in Grand Saline, TX. Course activities are scheduled from 12 noon Thursday, September 19, 2019 through 5:30 pm Saturday, September 21, 2019. When making transportation arrangements, please plan 2 hours driving time between Dallas airports and Shalom Retreat and Training Center. Participants are invited to stay at Shalom Retreat and Training Center and encouraged to arrive September 18 and depart September 22.


CMDA members – Workshop tuition $150

nonCMDA members – please email for information

Room and Board at Shalom Retreat and Training Center – $92.50/night

You can pay in full today or reserve your spot in this workshop with a $50 deposit.

For more information contact Laura Smelter –, 903-962-4000.

You should receive both an email receipt and a registration confirmation letter by email within 4 business days after registering.

Cancellation policy

If you must cancel your registration, CHSC will refund the full amount paid minus an amount equal to the course deposit ($50).

If CHSC cancels a course (for example, due to low enrollment), we will inform all registered participants 1 month prior to the course start date and will refund the full amount paid. Participants are solely responsible for travel plans and expenses. We encourage registrants to make travel plans after the 1 month course confirmation date.



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