McGovern Medical School Global Health Scholarly Concentration

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Program description: 

To add increased awareness of issues relating to global public health to the undergraduate medical curriculum.To provide students with the opportunity to experience supervised clinical service in under-served areas, locally and abroad. To enhance students’ awareness of the unique challenges associated with healthcare delivery in resource poor settings and learn tools to mitigate such challenges. To prepare students to deal with patient populations from diverse ethnic and racial backgrounds and to cultivate increased awareness of the importance of providing culturally competent clinical care that addresses socio-economic determinants of health. To prepare future leaders in the area of global public health.

Program discipline(s): 
Global health