Dr. Carol Penn’s Divine Order: Making a Difference through the Gambia Collaborative Project
This podcast highlights the steps of 15 clinicians from the United States who are traveling to The Gambia and embarking on a transformative journey with the Institute for Community Evolution, The Gambia Collaborative Project, Sunu Reew, University of the Gambia, Penn Global Visions, and the Edward Francis Smalls Teaching Hospital to foster a new era of global health care collaboration.
In this podcast episode, Dr. Lisa Herbert interviews Dr. Carol Penn about the Gambia Collaborative Project, a healthcare initiative between African-American and Gambian medical professionals. Dr. Carol Penn is board-certified in family medicine, obesity medicine, and osteopathic manipulative medicine. She is a bestselling author, international speaker, and mindset movement meditation coach extraordinaire. She is also the director of Tracks and Electives and Assistant Professor of Family Medicine at Rocky Vista University, Montana School of Osteopathic Osteopathic Medicine.
As co-founder of the Gambia Collaborative Project, she shares her career journey, motivations, and the skills she brings to the project. She discusses the Gambia’s healthcare challenges, Western medicine’s influence, and the potential collaboration with traditional healers. Dr. Penn emphasizes the importance of deep listening and sees the project as a way to give back and share her knowledge.
The Gambia Collaborative Project is a 501 (c) 3 organization. By supporting the Institute for Community Evolution’s The Gambia Collaborative Project, you become a catalyst for positive change, helping us shape a world where every community thrives through collaboration, empowerment, and compassionate care.
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