Member Highlights

Member Highlights: University of Vermont College of Medicine

Global Health Diaries recounts the reflections of medical students, residents, and physicians at University of Vermont College of Medicine and Western Connecticut Health Network engaged in global health electives around the world, including in Uganda, Russia, Zimbabwe, Vietnam, and the Dominican Republic. During these six-week global health rotations focused on clinical work as well as cultural immersion, participants gain a deeper understanding of medicine across cultures while giving back to individuals and communities.

Member Highlights: Child Family Health International

Child Family Health International (CFHI) is a non-profit CUGH member who partners with universities to meet student demand for international fieldwork and practicums without compromising quality, safety, and academic rigor.  CFHI is on the cutting edge of competency-based education, pre-departure training, and inter-professional global health engagement. Its programs are known for providing an asset-based narrative about global health featuring community-based realities and expertise. 

Member Highlights: Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia

The Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia (UPCH) is the leading biomedical research institution in Peru, and is engaged in health and scientific research that is funded by national and foreign entities including universities, government agencies, and foundations. UPCH is first among all Peruvian institutions in scientific production, according to Latin American Ranking Scimago Institutions Rankings (SIR) in 2012, and plays a critical role in developing the next generation of health professionals in Peru and abroad.