Stanford students have numerous opportunities to participate in global health activities and networking. Explore global health-themed student groups below.
Organization for Global Health
Stanford University School of Medicine students created the Organization for Global Health (OGH) to increase awareness of international health issues by educating at home and assisting abroad. OGH students facilitate participation in issues surrounding international health through travel fellowships and NGO networking.
For medical students.
Global Health Student Council
The Stanford Global Health Student Council is an interdisciplinary student organization at Stanford University dedicated to strengthening the global health community on campus. Composed of undergraduate and graduate students, the Council works in close partnership with the Stanford University Center for Innovation in Global Health (CIGH), Stanford’s premier global health research, education, and mentorship center.
For undergraduate and graduate students.
Climate and Health Student Group
Stanford Climate and Health provides a space for the Stanford healthcare community to take action on climate change, planetary and environmental health, and sustainable health care by engaging in advocacy, education, dialogue, and research. We are working on several projects, including climate change integration into medical and residency education; sustainability at Stanford hospitals and clinics; researching and employing safe, cost effective, and sustainable reusable gowns; holding a symposium on climate & pandemic resilience; local and state policy advocacy.