Global Health Intensive Course

"Global Health: Beyond Diseases and International Organizations" (MED 233) is a 2-week intensive course offered in the fall of each year. This course offers physicians at all levels of training, clinical medical student to practicing physician, exposure and insight into the over-arching themes  of global health. The course covers topics both within and outside of medicine that effect health care and delivery in limited resource settings. Topics range from the economics, NGOs, water-sanitation, the impact of climate change on health, to the treatment of malaria. To date the course has enrolled 75 students over 3 years from a broad range of disciplines. Students will also have the opportunity to engage in small group projects and discussion with other students during the sessions.  

The course is open to medical students in their clinical years and residents, fellows and faculty across all departments and subspecialties. Graduate students outside the School of Medicine may also apply.

The 2016 course will be held from October 10-21, 2016.

Click here to download an example of the wide variety of topics covered in this course.