“Global health experiences offer aspiring medical professionals the opportunity to grow personally and professionally. They foster a life-long passion for service to the neediest populations, both at home and abroad, and they enable a deeper understanding of the social determinants of health.”
-Kristina Graff, Timmy Global Health Executive Director
American Medical Association
The AMA is collaborating with leading medical schools and national organizations to advance the high-quality education of future physicians. This focused effort will help us continue to attract the best and brightest to medicine and ensure that those following in your footsteps are fully prepared to serve as your colleagues and earn the trust and respect of their patients.
International Medical Group (IMG) is a worldwide leader in designing, distributing, and administering global health benefits. Since 1990, IMG has established an international reputation for excellence by providing international medical insurance, travel insurance and world-class services to individuals, families, and groups in almost every country.
Timmy Global Health
Timmy is thrilled to be a part of the AMA Global Health Challenge to encourage future medical providers to think in depth about current global health issues and compete for a hands on global health experience with our organization.
Timmy Global Health expands access to healthcare and empowers students and volunteers to tackle today’s most pressing global health challenges. To achieve this goal, Timmy sends medical service teams to support the work of international partner organizations and channels financial, medical, and human resources to community based health and development projects. Timmy currently works in 11 sites in Ecuador, Guatemala, the Dominican Republic and Nigeria, treating over 17,000 patients a year. Through our work, we strive to empower volunteers to lead the fight for global health equity and help deliver the promise of a healthy future – one patient at a time.
Med Plus Advantage
The Med Plus Advantage program, offered through AMA Insurance Agency, Inc., and put in place by your school or resident program, is dedicated to providing you with specifically tailored student and resident group long term disability income, term life, and AD&D insurance coverage throughout your educational career track. This program is designed to provide you with access to valuable offerings to continue your group disability income insurance coverage, convert it to an individual policy upon completing residency and also offers access to an emergency global travel service and more.
About 1 in 3 medical students as well as many residents and allied health students currently participate in the plan.