The Consortium of Universities for Global Health is one of the world’s largest academic based global health consortia. Based in Washington, DC it has a membership of over 170 academic institutions and partner organizations and a network of 38,000 global health practitioners worldwide. Its mission is to improve the health of people and the sustainability of the planet.
CUGH has a Trainee Advisory Committee comprised of 25 global health students from around the world. They implement activities by and for students and act as a conduit for CUGH activities to learners worldwide. Many early-career global health practitioners and students have been seeking a way to network worldwide. In response to this interest, CUGH has created the Young Global Health Professional Network. Its purpose is to provide such a global network where students and young global health professionals can connect, share interests, advice, and opportunities.
Membership: In order to be a member, you must be under the age of 40 by December 31st of the current year. Membership is free and open to all.
Structure: CUGH with its TAC will host once a month 1 hr interactive online meetings for students to meet, engage, ask questions, and share information relevant to students. Specific topics and guest speakers may be featured in these online meetings.
Upon sign-up, you may also join a listserv created for the members of the CYGHPN.