Why Non-Medical People Should Do Medical Missions
Hikon Chon MD
Synopsis - Why Non-Medical People Should Do Medical Missions
The purpose of medical missions has changed over the years.
It is more than just about treating the patients.
Health education is as important as the medical treatment.
Medical missionaries are few these days.
Non-medical people should get involved in medical missions.
This session discusses various areas in which non-medical people can participate in missions.
Hikon Chon, M.D. 전희근
Graduate of the medical school of Seoul National Univ, 1960
Residency in radiology at the University of Pennsylvania hospital, 1971
Assistant Prof of radiology, School of Medicine, Univ. of Pennsylvania, 1974
Graduate of the evening school of Philadelphia College of Bible 1980
Alumni of Dallas Theological Seminary 1993
Visiting Prof at ACTS in Korea, 1990
Adjunct Assist Prof of medical mission at Fuller Theological Seminary, 1992
Elder of Korean United church of Philadelphia, 1972
Board of Trustees of The Westminster Theological Seminary, 1988
Board of Trustees of African Inland Mission, 1995
Board of Trustees of Interserve USA, 2006
Board of Trustees of CMDA, 2010
President of KAMHC (GMMA), 2006
Annual short term missions for 38 years since 1984
Missionary of PGM (Professional for Global Mission), 2010
Author of five books including Health in Mission
Tenor, made 6 music CDs