Global Health Scholars Pathway

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Program description: 

The Washington University in St. Louis Global Health Scholars Pathway in Internal Medicine is designed to produce future clinical and research leaders in global health. This program will increase residents’ awareness of global health systems, enhance understanding of the impact of culture and poverty on population health and foster skills for providing care in resource poor environments. Residents will also be able to pursue global health research. Residents apply in their first year and are selected by January. The program is competitive and acceptance is based on evidence of a commitment to a career in global health. Upon acceptance, there are two options for participation in the pathway.

1. Participate in an intensive didactic and practical curriculum during their second year, with international travel for clinical and research experiences, or

2. Participate in the Global Health Pathway Elective, and travel internationally for a scholarly research project.

Program discipline(s): 
Global health
Medicine