Graduate Medical Education

Sample Curriculum—Global Health Residency Track

Block 1: Global Health in the World Today
Session 1: The State of Health in the World (Populations & Epidemiology)
Session 2: Populations and Migration (Refugee Health; Immigrant Health)
Session 3: Socioeconomic Determinants of Health—Part I
Session 4: Socioeconomic Determinants of Health—Part II
Session 5: Cultural Context of Health
Session 6 (PM Symposium): International Health Institutions (WHO, CDC, etc.)

Block 2: Global Health Research and Ethics
Session 1: Global Health Research: Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Session 2: Global Health Research: Methodology
Session 3: Global Health Research: Ethics
Session 4: Global Health Ethics: Death and Dying
Session 5: Human Rights (U.N. Declaration, Alma Ata, etc.)
Session 6 (PM Symposium): Global Health Ethics

Block 3: Global Health Practice: Infectious Disease and Tropical Medicine (Part I)
Session 1: HIV and Anti-Retrovirals
Session 2: HIV and Anti-Retrovirals
Session 3: Typhoid Fever and Enteric Illness
Session 4: Malaria
Session 5: CNS Infections (Meningitis, Encephalitis, CNS Lymphoma, etc.)
Session 6 (PM Symposium): Tuberculosis and Pulmonary Infections (PCP, etc.)

Block 4: Global Health Practice: Infectious Disease and Tropical Medicine (Part II)
Session 1: Tropical Medicine: Dengue, Yellow Fever, etc.
Session 2: Tropical Medicine: Parasitic Infections
Session 3: Tropical Medicine: Vaccinated Diseases (Polio, Measles, etc.)
Session 4: Malnutrition & Dehydration (Cholera, etc.)
Session 5: Endemic Disease (Burkitt Lymphoma, Schistosomiasis, etc.)
Session 6 (PM Symposium): Influenza and Global Health

Block 5: Managing Global Health Problems
Session 1: Global Health Case Files
Session 2: Global Health Case Files
Session 3: Global Health Case Files
Session 4: Global Health Case Files
Session 5: Global Health Case Files
Session 6 (PM Symposium): Millennium Development Goals

Block 6: Global Health Networking and Policy
Session 1: Global Health Practice Parameters (Re-certification, CME, etc.)
Session 2: Post-Graduate Global Health Training (MPH, Tropical Medicine, etc.)
Session 3: Organizations of Global Health and International Development—Part I
Session 4: Organizations of Global Health and International Development—Part II
Session 5: U.S. Foreign Policy in Global Health and International Development
Session 6 (PM Symposium): U.S. Foreign Policy Engagement

Block 7: Global Health Practice: Unique Patient Populations
Session 1: Women’s Health: Gender Inequalities & Maternal Mortality
Session 2: Women’s Health: Reproductive Health
Session 3: Child Health: Infant Mortality; Vaccination
Session 4: Child Health: Malnutrition & Dehydration
Session 5: Morbidity and Mortality in the Developing World (Trauma, etc.)
Session 6 (PM Symposium): Chronic Disease in the Developing World

Block 8: Global Health Partnerships and Health Systems Development
Session 1: Health Systems: Populations and Access to Health Care
Session 2: Health Systems: Sustainability and Development
Session 3: Fiscal Operations: Grant Writing—Part I
Session 4: Fiscal Operations: Grant Writing—Part II
Session 5: Fundamentals of International Health Partnerships
Session 6 (PM Symposium): Fundamentals of International Health Partnerships