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Advisors to the board

Healthcare Professionals

Serve your community by sharing your expertise

Are you looking for a unique way to serve your community by sharing your professional skills and expertise? Do you want to join a group of likeminded community leaders looking to make a difference but need more flexibility on how you can contribute? Join VHC as a member of our Advisory Board! 

The Advisory Board is a collection of individuals from various organizations and industries who help Vietnam Health Clinic (VHC) gain new insights to solve business problems or explore new opportunities. The role of the Advisory Board is to serve as subject matter experts who bring valuable knowledge and experience, critical thinking, and comprehensive analyses to strengthen key decisions within VHC. You can help shape the future of VHC and how we can provide better access to health care and services to under-resourced populations, while promoting proactive learning and firsthand experience for our student members. 

Ideal Advisors

  • Has a passion for giving back to the community and providing mentorship to young leaders

  • Appreciates the integration and commitment to developing students

  • Minimum of 3 years of in-field experience 

  • Preferred: 

    • Global proficiency or familiarity 

    • Open to supporting the professional development of students

  • Being mindful of diverse perspectives

  • Available committees: Optometry, Medical, Dental, Physical Therapy, Public Health, Finance 


Advisors to the Board Responsibilities

  • Serve as a sounding board for the Board of Directors and other team members

  • Serve as an advocate, ambassador, and spokesperson for VHC in the community and abroad

  • Facilitate introductions to potential donors, collaborators, community leaders, and other key stakeholders

  • Review documents  and language in the field of expertise to ensure accurate usage

  • Participate in at least one speaking engagement

  • Including but not limited to workshops, general body meetings, health professional outreach and social events, etc.  

  • Provide expertise on current best practices in respective field and guide program/clinic design

  • Respond in a timely manner

  • Attend Board meetings as needed, if available

Time Commitment

Flexible, depends on the expertise requested in your respective field of practice and can range anywhere from 1-2 hrs/month (i.e. email correspondence) to 3-4 hrs/month for special events (i.e. mock clinic, presentations, etc.).

Board Terms

  • 2 years starting at the beginning of the fiscal year.


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