Learning Across the Globe
Not only can you travel abroad as a student at the Boonshoft School of Medicine, you can also get class credit for your travel experience. Learn on the frontlines of health care in exotic locations such as Nepal; Mumbai, India; Jamaica; Ecuador; Cambodia; Ghana; Swaziland; and Tanzania.
Global Health Initiative (GHI)
This student club assists medical students in arranging international electives by providing information and contacts with physicians, medical mission organizations and financial resources around the world.
Global Health Systems Program (GHS)
GHS raises awareness about the globalization of health and health care systems by offering elective courses and fostering scholarly debate and research with a global health systems focus. The program also awards scholarships to medical students who seek to conduct research abroad.
International Health Program (IHP)
IHP seeks to prepare culturally competent physicians with an understanding of and appreciation for international problems of health and illness. Through the program, students gain a more complete perspective on existing health care systems and the practical challenges of delivering care in an international setting.