Current UMO News

Ruslana Kharkovenko

March 7, 2019 |

Ruslana Kharkovenko, a professor at Vinnytsia medical school who also taught master classes in the previous two international student conferences, is being recommended by UMO to receive training in whole person medical care in England this month at the Partners in International Medical Education (PRIME).  We are praying that the principles will then be taught…

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Vinnytsia Video Report

March 4, 2019 |

It has been well worth the wait — we have recently received the video report of  the 9th International Christian Conference for Young Medical Professionals that took place in Vinnytsia last October. Our videographer Sergey Burlaka has been with us since the beginning and has become a good friend in the process. He loves helping…

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Cincinnati Ministry

February 3, 2019 |

During the last three years since we moved our home base back to the United States, we have become increasingly aware of the great spiritual need in North America.  The United States has become more divided not only politically but spiritually as well. Regardless of your faith, we find the sacred/secular divide growing ever wider.…

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Prayer Week Europe 2019

January 30, 2019 |

Prayer Week is a gathering of healthcare workers in regions around the world initially started by Healthcare Christian Fellowship International over 15 years ago to bring like-minded people together for a week of prayer to seek God’s leading in the medical field, both individually and collectively. The week is not spent talking about prayer but…

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Prayer Card

February 11, 2018 |

We are so happy with our new prayer card…and it marks the beginning of our missions conferences for 2018. Thank you, Laura Brown, for your help in putting this together and a big thanks to Minutemen Press in Mason OH for their quick turnaround! We are currently in Birmingham AL at the MISSIONS on PURPOSE…

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Rotterdam

September 3, 2014 |

What happens every four years and has the potential to impact every part of the world for good? There are probably lots of answers to this question but the one I am looking for is the International Christian Medical Dental Association World Congress. It was held in Rotterdam in the Netherlands, July 19-24. What a…

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Kharkiv conference

October 15, 2013 |

Please join us in praying for the upcoming 4th Annual International Christian Conference of Young Medical Professionals taking place this weekend in Kharkiv, Ukraine. Read more in our latest newsletter!

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PRiME time

April 13, 2013 |

For the past couple of years Jim has been collaborating with a group called PRIME, Partners in International Medical Education. This group works within the medical education system sharing and teaching “Whole Person Medical Care.” An openly Christian organization working within 40+ countries, PRiME shares that much can be learned from Jesus Christ, the Good…

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Leadership council of foreign medical students

December 31, 2012 |

Six young men on the leadership council of foreign medical students traveled by overnight bus and overnight train from all parts of Ukraine to Kyiv on Saturday to discuss, pray, and consider the future of this group. As an adviser to this group of Christians, it was a privilege to host this meeting in our…

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Our New Year's prayer

December 28, 2012 |

This was initially sent to recipients of Jim’s monthly devotional, primarily medical students and colleagues who have asked to receive them: New Year’s Prayers from UMO, People all over the world celebrate the coming of the New Year. If we take the time to look back and reflect upon our lives, most of us will…

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