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After the Ideas #9: “How One Chicago Doctor Is Healing the Globe: A Conversation with Zaher Sahloul”

By Kevin Beerman / August 8, 2019

When disaster strikes, some of the most pressing needs are the hardest to access. Dr. Zaher Sahloul wants to change that. The Syrian-American physician has made ripples in the global medical community for the vital work he has done treating patients in war-plagued Syria, emphasizing the significance of treating psychological wounds as much as physical. In this episode of “After the Idea” we sit down with Sahloul to talk about the need for holistic healing, the complexities of providing care in disaster areas around the world, and how MedGlobal is changing global healthcare from here in Chicago.

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