March 24, 2022

Online partnership gives Global Health students real-world knowledge

As part of an international collaboration with Swami Vivekanada Youth Movement (SVYM), second-year students from the McGovern Medical School Center for Global Health participated in pair of virtual learning sessions with renowned faculty and specialists from India in February. The partnership between…

December 1, 2021

Hotez presents as part of Global Health Lecture Series

The Center for Global Health featured Peter Hotez, MD, PhD, expert in the fields of global health, vaccinology, and neglected tropical disease control, as the presenter for its Second Annual Global Health Lecture Series, held via WebEx Nov. 15. Dean of the National…

November 29, 2021

Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH) – March 2021

The Center for Global Health at McGovern Medical School successfully helped organize and co-sponsored the Consortium of Universities for Global Health’s (CUGH) annual conference from March 12-14th virtually. The conference was attended by nearly 2000 participants from ~100 countries, making it…

November 29, 2021

Visiting Lecture by Dr. Tierney – February 2020

Too often, global health engagement are merely “medical tourism” activities that do not serve local needs. For decades, AMPATH has employed a different approach based on mutual respect, mutual benefit and enhancing local capacity for high-quality care. This presentation described…

November 29, 2021

Himalayan Health Exchange – Spiti Valley, India – June 2019

“Our experience this summer with Himalayan Health Exchange was incredible. We were able to practice skills of history and physical taking, presenting to physicians, and developing a plan for our patients while also experiencing some of the most beautiful scenery…

November 29, 2021

GSSA Japan Educational Excursion – May 2019

This year, students had the opportunity to participate in a rotation with the Plastic Surgery Department at the University of Tokushima as well as a suture clinic. Students learned about Japanese medicine and healthcare system through mentors and fellow students….

November 29, 2021

Global Health Showcase – Rad-Aid UTHealth – April 2019

Rad-Aid UTHealth chapter was invited to participate at Oulad Khallouf, a rural commune in Morocco where the closest hospital is in Marrakech, approximately 1.5 hours away by ground transportation. As part of a global health initiative, radiology faculty and residents…

November 29, 2021

China Elective – March 2019

Great opportunity for forth year medical students to experience all clinical care materials in XuanWu Hospital (Teaching Hospital of CMU) and the affiliated hospital of Yangzhou University.  Activities including hospital rounds on all services; lectures/demonstrations; and traditional Chinese medicine, acupuncture…