Arnold Gorske MD, FAAP
Arnold Gorske MD, FAAP is CEO of Standards of Excellence in Healthcare Missions an affiliate of the Alliance for Transformational Ministry. He is also editor of the Health Education Program for Developing Communities (HEPFDC) utilized by healthcare organizations, missions, and churches in the US and throughout the world. He is also specialty adviser for community health and primary care for Global Health Outreach, and a member of the Best Practices in Global Health Missions Working Group.
Dr. Gorske began his work with people of developing communities over forty years ago as a Navy pediatrician in Vietnamese refugee camps. He has also had over forty years’ experience with development of health education and training programs. This has included serving as medical team leader for the International Red Cross in Iraq at the end of the first Gulf War, followed by over 45 short-term medical missions to numerous countries throughout the world. He also provided monthly long-term care to Indian migrant workers at a mission clinic in Baja, Mexico for over 15 years. Additionally, Dr Gorske has had years of training and experience in medical staff administration, education, credentialing, quality improvement/risk management, medical resident and student training, as well as additional positions of responsibility for the accreditation and quality of medical care provided by hospitals, clinics, and medical missions.