Short-term Missions

Remedy Workshop

Short-term Missions

Trish Burgess, MD and Ron Brown

About this workshop:

Trish Burgess, MD and Ron Brown will introduce you to CMDA’s short-term international missions. They will discuss the need for short-term international missions as part of Jesus’ command in Acts 1:8. We will review what to expect on a typical Global Health Outreach mission. They will review the areas where GHO serves globally and the various  specialty focus their missions may have.

Live Chat Session with the Speaker(s):

Available only during the scheduled workshop time:

January 9, 2021

3:00pm - 5:00pm Eastern | 12pm - 2pm Pacific

Live Zoom Breakout with the Speaker(s):

Available Immediately following the scheduled workshop presentation:

January 9, 2021

3:00pm - 5:00pm Eastern | 12pm - 2pm Pacific

If you would like to join a live Zoom meeting with the presenter(s) of this workshop click the button below.  This meeting will only occur during the time and day noted above. We look forward to your participation!

About the Presenter(s)

About Trish and Ron

Trish Burgess, MD is the Director of Global Health Outreach, the short-term mission’s ministry of the Christian Medical and Dental Associations. She went to the University of Georgia and completed a BS in Chemistry. She worked as a fire fighter in Athens Georgia for 2 years before going to medical school at the Medical College of Georgia. She did her residency in Emergency Medicine at University of Missouri in Kansas City. She worked as an Emergency Medicine physician in Athens Georgia for 23 years and traveled on short-terms missions for 10 years before leaving her clinical practice to become the Director of GHO. She has traveled to Nicaragua, El Salvador, Honduras, Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Brazil, Peru, Kenya, Ethiopia, Zambia, Ghana, India, Indonesia, Cambodia, Greece, Jordan, and Moldova on short-term missions.

Ron Brown was born to missionary parents who served on the Texas/ Mexico border and Honduras. He majored in biology at Asbury College, earned a master’s degree in Guidance and Counseling at Eastern Kentucky University and has done graduate study at Fuller Seminary’s School of World Mission in Pasadena, CA. 

 Since 1999, Ron has supervised the Latin American outreaches for Global Health Outreach, CMDA’s short-term mission division. In a typical year, GHO sponsors about fifty one-and-two week trips to over 25 countries worldwide. He focuses on teaching, administration, counseling, mentoring, and recruiting for these trips. He has traveled to 40 countries on mission trips with World Gospel Mission and GHO.

Ron and his wife Becky, of 43 years, have served ten years with Native Americans in Arizona, six years in Spain, and six years recruiting for World Gospel Mission on the campus of Asbury College and Seminary.  They have four married children, ages 44, 42, 40, and 28 and seven grandchildren.  

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