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Teaching Healthcare Globally

Teaching Healthcare in a Global Setting

September 10th – 12th, 2020

CHSC Shalom Retreat and Training Center
Grand Saline, TX 75140 United States
Phone: (903) 962-4000

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


Sharon A. Falkenheimer, BS, MD, MPH, MA (Bioethics), PhD

Warren A. Heffron, MD

Christine Henrichs, MD

Chris Jenkins, MD

Paul Larson, MD, MS, MBA, CPE, DTM&H, FAAFP

Susan L. Radecky, MD, MPA, ABFM

Laura Smelter, MD

James D. Smith, MD, FABO, FACS

Keir Thelander, MD, FACS, FWACS, FCS (ECSA)


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 10, 2020 through 5:30 pm Saturday, September 12, 2020. 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 9 and depart September 13.


Workshop tuition: $150
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 $65 deposit.

Workshop space is limited. Registration will close October 22 or when space is filled.

Cancellation policy

If you must cancel your registration, CHSC will refund the full amount paid minus an amount equal to the course deposit ($65). *Note – in 2020, if the cancellation is due to the COVID-19 global pandemic we will apply any fees paid to an alternative CHSC training or refund the full amount paid.

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.

For More Information

Contact Laura Smelter
[email protected]
903-962-4000, ext 3