Mennonite Health Journal

Writings on integration of faith and life as a healthcare professional

Mennonite Health Journal

Mennonite Health Journal (MHJ), is the official publication of Mennonite Healthcare Fellowship. Since 2016 MHJ is being published as individual blog articles.  Mennonite Health Journal also serves the membership of Mennonite Chaplains Association and International Mennonite Health Association.  Join the email list to receive Mennonite Health Journal blog articles as soon as they are published.

Creating Healing Environments

      Mennonite Health Journal, Vol. 19, No. 4, May 26, 2017 Creating Healing Environments Jessica Clasen, RN Read in PDF Providing a healing environment is essential to patient-centered care and aids in reducing anxiety and stress.  Healing is not the same as...

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Medical Mission Trip to Nicaragua

Mennonite Health Journal, Vol. 19, No. 3, May 11, 2017 Medical Mission Trip to Nicaragua Milan Sheth Mennonite Healthcare Fellowship 2017 Essay Scholarship Read in PDF It is a privilege and a blessing to be in a position to help those in need. In the Bible, Jesus...

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The Healing Power of Story – Beth Toner

  Mennonite Health Journal, Vol. 19, No. 2, May 8, 2017 The Healing Power of Story Beth Toner, MJ, RN Mennonite Healthcare Fellowship 2017 Essay Scholarship Read in PDF   The shift report might have sounded something like this: "82-year-old female, status...

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Elisa Troyer SET Report

Mennonite Health Journal, Vol. 19, No. 1, May 3, 2017 Student Elective Term Report Shirati KMT Hospital, Tanzania 27 Dec 2016 – 26 Jan 2017 Elisa Troyer, MD, MPH I like to minimize surprises as I embark on new adventures, so I did some research before I set off for...

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Keith Suter SET Report

With the support of an educational grant from Mennonite Healthcare Fellowship (MHF), I spent my Student Elective Term (SET) in Machala, Ecuador. A mid-sized coastal city in southern Ecuador, Machala’s growth has outpaced the development of many public services and economic resources. This has done little to change the rich culture and strong pride of the city.

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Lyubov Slashcheva Grant Project Report

Nearly two years before I was born, the Roth family grieved the loss of their son to undifferentiated adeno-carcinoma. His family and friends honored Steven by establishing a tangible ongoing influence representing these wishes through a memorial fund which provides for Steven Roth Memorial Grant Program. Now, over 25 years later, I have been granted the opportunity to take part in Steven’s legacy, reflecting the way of Jesus to which we are all called to devote our unique gifts and circumstances.

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Exploring collaboration opportunities

The final point of the strategic plan recognizes that MHF is part of a bigger vision of God’s work in the world than what we as one small organization can carry out. Thus, MHF wants to explore collaboration with other organizations to maximize the strengths of both MHF itself as well as the other organizations.

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SET – Carrie Schlabach

  Mennonite Health Journal, Vol. 18, No. 5, August 10, 2016 MHF Student Elective Term (SET) Report Carrie Schlabach March 20 – April 28, 2016 U.S. Consulate in Mumbai, India I glanced at the world clock on my phone. It was 9:48 PM Mumbai time, and I had just...

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A Funding Model for Mission

A Funding Model for Mission Paul D. Leichty, MHF Executive Director Mennonite Health Journal, Vol. 18, No. 4, August 3, 2016 Over the course of the summer months, the Board has been sharing a strategic plan for the ongoing development of Mennonite Healthcare...

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