GlobeMed at the University of Rochester is composed of five different committees that vigorously work for social justice and health equity through various projects! Our five different committees are: Community Building, Communications, ghU, Projects, and Partnerships.
Community Building (CB)
This committee aims to promote internal and external relations in three key communities - the University, our chapter community, and the Rochester city community. CB emphasizes consistency within these communities, whether by means of spreading global health awareness throughout our campus, keeping our members connected through internal bonding events, or creating volunteer opportunities for our members to get involved off campus.
This committee advertises GlobeMed’s events in order to raise awareness regarding GlobeMed’s efforts and our various fundraising events. This involves both the development and implementation of advertisement strategies. Additionally, this committee manages all channels relating to public relations, such as GlobeMed’s webpage, social media, and alumni newsletter.
The ghU committee strives to understand the frameworks that issues are situated in, while simultaneously attempting to brainstorm effective, direct actions to actively cause change. Every Saturday, ghU organizes a chapter-wide discussion about relevant political, economic, cultural, and social issues.
This committee is responsible for most of our chapter’s fundraising and awareness events. They use creativity and experience to secure donations through engaging the university and Greater Rochester communities and planning successful programs on and near campus. Ultimately, their role is to lead the effort to meet our chapter's fundraising goal to fulfill our partner’s expectations.
This committee maintains the working relationship between the chapter and our partner through regular contact. They work to coordinate the summer internship experience, called GROW (Grassroots On-siteWork), regularly update the chapter on the work SOVA (Social Organization for Voluntary Action) is completing, develop the funding agreements, and present our work at academic and fundraising events both on campus and in the community.