Curriculum

Curriculum

The program consists of a lecture series based on an established global health core curriculum, global health elective rotations (either locally or globally), individual partnership with a global health advisor/mentor, and completion of a global health scholarly project.  This lecture series is complemented by quarterly evening meetings that allow networking amongst scholars, opportunities to meet visiting professors, ability to discuss and get feedback regarding scholars’ projects.

Lecture Topics

• Malnutrition/Anthropometrics
• Helminth Infections
• Ethical and Cross-Cultural Concepts in Global Health Education
• Malaria
• Refugee Health
• Global Health Disparities/Human Rights
• Major Causes of Mortality Internationally/Preventive Medicine 
• Research Methodology
• Febrile Illnesses (Emerging Infectious Diseases)
• HIV/AIDS/OIs
• Diarrheal Disease
• International Adoption/Travel Medicine
• Vulnerable Populations (Trafficking, child soldiers, child labor)
• The Role of International Organizations in Global 
Health/Disasters/Advocacy
• Incorporating Global Health into a Career as a Physician 
• TB
• Acute Respiratory Infections
• Child/Adolescent Development/Disabilities in Global Health
• Injury Prevention