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Global Health Residency Track

With more than 180 faculty fellows leading research projects and providing clinical care all over the world, 

Stanford Global Health can offer each resident a customized program that includes one-on-one 

mentoring and experience working overseas. The map below highlights the work and expertise of many of our Global Health mentors.

Current Global Health Track Residents

Meet our current Global Health Track residents

Global Health Track Programs & Offerings

Stanford Leaders in Global Health

Michele Barry

The Drs. Ben and A. Jess Shenson Professor of Medicine and Tropical Diseases | Senior Associate Dean of Global Health | Director of Global Health Initiatives in Medicine | Director of the Center for Innovation in Global Health

Cybele Renault, MD, DTM&H

Internal Medicine Program Lead, Global Health | Clinical Associate Professor, Medicine |Faculty Fellow, Center for Innovation in Global Health

Stephen Luby, MD

Director of Research, Center for Innovation in Global Health | Professor of Medicine (Infectious Disease) | Senior Fellow at the Woods Institute for the Environment and the Freeman Spogli Institute


Graduate Testimonials


Andy Chang, MD, MS


Uganda and Rwanda


2015 & 2016

“I can sincerely say that I would not be where I am today without the Stanford Medicine residency track in global health. My rotations in social medicine, homeless patient outreach clinic, and my time in Uganda and Rwanda helped me understand the scope of challenges faced by vulnerable populations worldwide, empowering me to advocate on their behalf while inspiring me to develop research projects to best address their entrenched health problems.”


Laura Greisman, MD, DTM&H


Nepal and Ethiopia


2015 & 2016

What truly sets apart the Stanford Global Health Track is the robust mentorship under which all residents are not only encouraged to carve out a personalized career pathway within global health but also provided opportunities to develop a unique skill set to help you achieve your career goals. I entered Stanford undifferentiated in my career pathway and unsure of how to best combine my passion for clinical medicine and medical education with a career in global health.


Brian Dawes, MD, PhD





The time spent in rotation at Kiruddu National Referral Hospital was one of the most influential, impactful, intellectually and emotionally challenging, and formative clinical experiences I have had. As I begin to reflect on this rotation, the initial themes that stand out to me are the challenges of working in a low resource setting with very little patient financial support, the differences in medical the medical training system, and the continued opportunities for improvement within the medical system.


Josh Wong, MD


Uganda and Colombia


2019 & 2020

“The Global Health Track took my internal medicine training and pushed it beyond national borders. I worked in hospitals in Uganda and Colombia and had a great time exchanging knowledge with the house staff working in these settings. I also gained so much from the VA Underserved Health rotation and the VMC Underserved Health rotation that taught me how to deliver care to hard-to-reach patients with difficult social situations.”

Recent Graduates of Residents Track