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Subject Areas
Health Sciences Medicine Pre-Med Public Health

Program Details

Program Type
Faculty Led


Starting Price
Price Details
3 Weeks $395
4 Weeks $495
Apr 19, 2021
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About Program

CFHI Virtual Global Health 4th-Year Medical Student Elective offer final year medical students the unique opportunity to explore global and public health issues broadly, highlighting how health systems around the world deliver healthcare in a variety of diverse environments, examining cultural interplays, honing low resource decision making, and expanding self-awareness. Students will learn how communities are addressing their most pressing health challenges, including chronic disease, maternal-child health, infectious disease, and reproductive health, all while gaining insights into the public health realities of the region, reverse innovation, and interplays of international development and health.

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Program Highlights

  • Apply inquiry-oriented and analytic approach to learning and patient care, develop and implement approaches for generating and applying new knowledge with a focus on low resource clinical reasoning applied to case-based adult and pediatric patients.
  • With respect to patients and populations, articulate the relationship between health and the social determinants of health.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of cultural and ethical issues in working with and learning within the context of underserved populations.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of barriers to health, as well as healthcare delivery strategies and systems in low-resource settings, and how these influence access to care.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to professional behavior in cross-cultural settings and a respect for differences in knowledge, practices, and culture.

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