Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Center for Global Health

Program Structure & Expectations

Participants will be asked to complete the following within 2 years.

Attend Program Orientation and Introduction to Travel Medicine

Wednesday, January 6, 2016 at 6:30PM - Ashti Doobay-Persaud, MD & Shannon Galvin, MD 

Attend 10 of 12 the Core Lectures – 1st Wednesday of each month at 6:30PM

Upcoming Lectures:

*Lectures are subject to change, those who are unable to attend a lecture will be asked to submit a detailed one page single spaced summary/reaction to material covered in lecture. Additional lectures will be added as information becomes available.  Check back for 2017 lecture dates as well.

Attend 5 out of 6 specialty lectures

The objectives and competencies for these are developed along with the directors and mentors of each particular program in concert with members of the Center for Global Health.

Specialty Lectures Calendar

Internal Medicine

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Pediatrics

Pediatrics Residents will be able to attend Internal Medicine, OB/GYN, and Family Medicine Lectures

Family Medicine

Family Medicine Residents will be able to attend Internal Medicine, OB/GYN, and Pediatrics lectures

Surgery/Anesthesiology

Surgery/Anesthesiology Residents will be able to attend Internal Medicine lectures

Dermatology

Dermatology Residents will be able to attend Internal Medicine lectures in addition to Dermatology lectures

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

PM&R Residents will be able to attend Internal Medicine lectures

Professional Development & Journal Club

Trainees will meet quarterly to:

Asynchronous Learning Modules

Cross Residency Skill Practicum

Trainees will participate in a:

Pre-departure Training and Global Site Orientation

Global Field Experience* (4-6 weeks)

* Participating programs are asked to have sufficient mentorship, site capacity, and logistical framework to facilitate the exchange.

Faculty/Resident Mentorship in Global Health

Trainees will be paired with a Global Health Mentor

Scholarly Project

Poster presentations, opinion pieces, clinical reflection essays, peer-reviewed publications, curriculum training materials, education initiatives globally for HCWs, research and quality improvement initiatives are examples of projects.

Professional Presentation

Trainees will be asked to present on a Global Health topic for at least one lecture for their program as well as to present a poster at Global Health Day.

For More Information:
Daniel Young, Deputy Director
Center for Global Health
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
645. N. Michigan Avenue, Suite 1058
Chicago, IL 60611
tel: +1 312 503 8829
fax: +1 312 503 8800
d-young@northwestern.edu