Webinar | Teaching Global Health through an Inter-Professional Lens | Global Health & Business

TEACHING GLOBAL HEALTH THROUGH AN INTER-PROFESSIONAL LENS is a CUGH webinar series equipping educators with a basic understanding of the need-to-know aspects of different disciplines approaches and contributions to global health. Webinars will include key learning objects, vocabulary, and resources to bring multiple professional approaches to your global health course.

JOIN US FOR AN EXPLORATION of the concepts and approaches that stem from the field of business and commerce and are applicable to Global Health. Learn about approaches and contributions to Global Health from the field. This series helps equip faculty to teach Global Health drawing on material outside faculty's primary discipline. Essential vocabulary and concepts will be covered, as well as case studies demonstrating the relevancy of the field of business on Global Health.
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Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
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Webinar: Considerations & Guidance When Sending Students Abroad

With ever-increasing globalization and surging interest in global health there is growing interest on the part of medical students and medical schools to incorporate international electives into medical education.

Cross border medical exchanges enable students to work with different patient populations, develop cross-cultural understanding, and learn about health systems and approaches to medical care in other nations.

This webinar will examine student selection, preparation and ethical considerations when sending health professions students from the Global North to LMIC countries, common challenges and solutions cited by institutions in the Global North that host international visiting students from LMIC countries, and overall best practices and resources for study abroad.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
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New Listserv to Connect Students & Junior Faculty with Potential Mentors

The Consortium of Universities for Global Health has created a new listserv to serve as a meeting place for students and junior faculty to connect with senior faculty who are willing to answer questions and potentially, mentorship offers.

Those seeking a mentor or who have any questions should post to the listserv with a brief introduction or question as well as their contact information.

Those willing to serve as mentors may also post to introduce themselves to the listserv. Alternatively, they may also reply directly to the individual seeking advice. We thank you in advance for giving back to the global health community in this important way. We hope this platform will be useful to connect students/junior faculty with potential mentors.

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