Everything you need to get involved in global health
This email list for Stanford University students consolidates global health-related information, research and internship opportunities, events, and educational programming targeted at medical students, graduate students, and undergraduate students.
This scholarly concentration was designed to expose students to the primary issues in the field of Global Health and to give them the tools to begin addressing these issues through hands-on field research. Specific goals include: Giving students an understanding of the spectrum of challenges—from political, to sociological, to biomedical—that limit provision of health care in low-resource settings, provide students with insights into problem-solving for complex international health issues, foster mentored hands-on experience in the field that applies knowledge attained to real world problems.
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, NGO networking, and community-initiated, community-centered projects abroad.
The Global Health Media Fellowship is designed to teach physicians-in-training to use various media channels to advocate and inform on global health issues. Fellows are chosen from a national pool of medical students committed to a career in global health. The Fellow learns how reporting on global health issues can impact health and human rights efforts, foundation and government health assistance, and individual health choices.
A two-day seminar for physician residents, fellows and medical students interested in developing research skills applicable to global health. Students and trainees increase knowledge on key issues in research proposal development, develop research interests into tractable research questions and acquire the tools to develop global health research proposals.
The Stanford Global Child Health Travel Scholarship is for Stanford School of Medicine pediatric trainees and clinical medical students who are committed to improving the quality of life for children around the world. Stanford pediatric residents, fellows, and faculty are eligible to obtain funding under this program for travel, housing, meals and immunizations for a six-week international rotation in Brazil, Ecuador, Ethiopia, India, Nepal, and Uganda.
The Global Health Medical Student Research Fellowship is a joint effort by The Center for Innovation in Global Health (CIGH) and the Stanford MedScholars Program. This fellowship offers up to two medical students a year funding and support to dedicate one year to global health research. It includes an on-campus element as well as an extended period of time at a global field site conducting research.