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International Research Opportunities

Child Family Health International Programs

Child Family Health International (CFHI) is a global family of health professionals and students working at the grassroots level to imporve the health of the world community. We carry out our mission by supporting our international partner communities through community health projects and Global Health Immersion Programs. CFHI’s 20+ programs in 5 countires connect local health professionals with international students for 4-12 weeks and give first-hand insight into healthcare in underserved communities. Through CFHI programs, participants transform perspectives about self and about global health and healing.

Duke Program on Global Policy and Governance in Geneva

The Duke Program on Global Policy and Governance is the only program of its kind. We prepare graduate and professional students from around the world to tackle the world’s most pressing policy challenges. Through summer internships and an intensive, one-week course, our fellows gain unparalleled access to UN agencies and other leading Geneva-based institutions.


The IU Center for Global Health Equity is seeking two first-year medical students to serve as student ambassadors for two months in Kenya, East Africa. Students are expected to represent Indiana University School of Medicine and to serve as outstanding ambassadors for AMPATH and the Indiana University-Moi University partnership. Students will receive round trip transportation, room, board, and a small stipend.

Keenan Research Summer Student Program

The Keenan Research Summer Student (KRSS) Program provides opportunities for undergraduate and medical students to conduct research in a laboratory and/or clinical setting at St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto, Canada under the supervision of a principal investigator (scientist and/or MD). Students are also involved in educational programming such as seminars, networking activities and a poster competition.