The Clinical Exchange Community: TeleConsult Support and Web CME
The Clinical Exchange community is a private, secure space where clinicians working with Partners In Health around the globe discuss complicated cases and receive consult support from volunteer specialists at Partners HealthCare institutions. As of November 7, 2013 there were 411 clinicians members working in Rwanda, Lesotho, Malawi, Haiti, and Boston, U.S. More than 330 cases have been discussed in a wide variety of specialties.
The community is moderated by:
- Corrado Cancedda, MD, PhD - Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH), Division of Global Health Equity; Harvard Medical School, Department of Global Health and Social Medicine; Partners In Health (PIH)
- Chadi Cortas, MD- BWH; PIH Rwanda - Inshuti Mu Buzima
- Michelle Morse, MD - BWH; PIH Haiti - Zanmi Lasante; Physicians for Haiti
- Joia Mukherjee, MD, MPH - Medical Director, PIH; BWH; HMS
- Merly Robert - PIH Haiti - ZL
- Jean Claude Uwamungu - PIH Rwanda - IMB
- Rebecca Weintraub, MD - BWH; HMS
Join the Clinical Exchange community now!
If you’re affiliated with Partners In Health or Partners HealthCare, please consider joining now to work with and support colleagues around the globe!
Fill out the "JOIN" form of GHDonline, choose one public community and:
Select "Clinical Exchange" in the dropdown "How did you hear about GHDonline?"
Use your institutional email address, e.g. XX@pih.org or XX@partners.org. You can always change to another email address later on.
Submit. Your membership request will be approved in the briefest delays. If we need more information, we will email you.
Online with supporting files like images: Sign in, click on "Add case discussion", upload files, and submit.
By email without attachements: send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with clinical details and specialty request or questions.
You comment by email from your inbox or mobile device. This is the easiest and most responsive way to be on on-call. Subscribe to “Per Post” email notification in your GHDonline profile to do this.
You comment online: follow the link in your “Daily” email notification or from a personal consult request you received. You also access file attachments online.
The UpToDate International Grant Subscription Program on GHDonline provides one-year complimentary subscriptions to UpToDate®, a leading evidence-based and peer-reviewed clinical information resource, to qualifying clinicians and organizations providing medical care or related services, including continuing medical education, to poor or underserved populations outside the United States of America.
Working with the moderators of the private Clinical Exchange community, we regularly update and index evidence-based clinical guidelines from Partners In Health and various expert organizations including the World Health Organization and Ministries of Health. This resource is open access to all.