Participants will be asked to complete the following within 2 years.
Attend Program Orientation and Introduction to Travel Medicine
Attend 10 of 12 the Core Lectures – 1st Wednesday of each month at 6:30PM
- Global Mental Health: Key Debates and Challenges - March 1, 2017 - Professor Peter Locke
- Traditional Healers & Medicine - April 5, 2017 - Dr. Noelle Sullivan
- Climate Change and Globa Health - May 3, 2017 - Dr. Kim Gray
- Child Health - June 7, 2017 - Dr. Elizabeth Groothuis
- Health & Humanitarian Disaster Response - July 12, 2017 - Dr. Jennifer Chan
- Global Burden of Disease - August 2, 2017 - Dr. Shannon Galvin
- Global Bioethics - September 6, 2017 - Dr. Sarah Rodriguez
- Health and Human Rights in the 21st Century - October 4, 2017 - Professor Juliet Sorensen
- Immigrant and Refugee Health - November 1, 2017 - Dr. Anuj Shah
- Global Burden of Surgical Disease - December 6, 2017 - Dr. Mamta Swaroop
*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.
- Advocacy/Activism and Tobacco Cessation - 12 PM, June 14, 2016 - Dr. Mark Huffman
Obstetrics and Gynecology
- Prevention and Management of Obstetric Fistulas - TBD - Dr. Margaret Mueller
- The Burden of Infertility, Basic Workup and Management - TBD - Dr. Magdy Milad
Pediatrics Residents will be able to attend Internal Medicine, OB/GYN, and Family Medicine Lectures
- Immigrant and Refugee Rights, Intimate Partner Violence in Chicago's Immigrant Communities - February 17, 2017
- Community Resources: Tour of Department of Health and Human Services, Humboldt Park - March 17, 2017
- Disability Process and Rights, Medical and Legal Perspectives - April 21, 2017
- Occupational Health: Medical Evaluations and Tour of Central Steel Factory Floor - June 16, 2017
Family Medicine Residents will be able to attend Internal Medicine, OB/GYN, and Pediatrics lectures
Surgery/Anesthesiology Residents will be able to attend Internal Medicine lectures
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:
- Discuss relevant scholarly articles
- Develop and present Global Health lectures on relevant topics: Clinical pearls from their specialty, EBM in resource-limited settings, Curriculum development initiatives, Site training modules and lectures
- Create online affinity space for trainees to discuss Global Health
Asynchronous Learning Modules
- Trainees will be able to access lectures online to facilitate learning for trainees with diverse schedule restrictions.
- Trainees will be asked to interact with each other and faculty via various social media platforms to increase effective communication.
- Trainees will need to complete online pre-departure training modules
Cross Residency Skill Practicum
Trainees will participate in a:
- Simulation-training focusing on skills needed in a resource-limited setting to improve and diversify procedural and patient care.
- Skill exchange and mentorship day with trainees leading the procedural workshop facilitated by faculty.
Pre-departure Training and Global Site Orientation
- Attend pre-departure training on safety and wellness
- Attend site specific orientation
Global Field Experience* (4-6 weeks)
- Trainees will choose from an approved field site
- Trainees will receive appropriate mentorship during their field experience
* 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
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.
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