Global Health Academic Community
- Demonstrate an understanding of the diversity of challenges and strategies for Global Health and Development.
- Critically assess complexities of global health issues, particularly those most applicable in low-resource settings.
- Develop the ability to practice patient-centered care by improving awareness and communication skills with culturally diverse patient populations and staff.
- Demonstrate cultural competency and engage in appropriate discussions about different perspectives and approaches to patient management and medical system design.
- Describe the role of a visiting health care professional in maintaining a sustainable, ethically-responsible, and mutually beneficial relationship with the host institutions.
- Complete a global health academic project/scholarly activity
- Demonstrate peer teaching of Global Health issues
- Identify determinants of global health and development from an interdisciplinary vantage point.
- Identify interventions used to ameliorate health and developmental problems, particularly in low-resource settings.
- Recognize the role of advocacy in global health
- Communicate public health principles and concepts through written and verbal means.
- Apply evidence-based knowledge of health determinants to public health issues.
- Employ ethical principles and behaviors, and exhibit cultural competence.
- Promote cultural and ethnic diversity in public health research and practice.
- Introduction to Global Health
- Preparing for an International Elective
- Cultural Issues in International Service
- Ethical Considerations for short-term clinical experiences abroad
- International strategies to improve maternal mortality
- International strategies to reduce under 5 mortality
- Trauma and Injury
- Mental Health
- Health Systems
- Multidimensional Poverty and Development
- Refugee and Immigrant Health
- Emerging Infections
- Non-Communicable Diseases
- Resident initiated project: All residents in the Global Health Academic Community will be required to complete a scholarly project or activity. This will be planned with Dr. Moon and the help of your international or local field site´s assigned Faculty supervisor. This project will be presented either in poster or oral presentation format at local (including Vanderbilt Department of Pediatrics Research Retreat) and/or national meeting (requirement for all members of community)
- Required Reading: Reimagining Global Health by Farmer, Kim, Kleinman, and Basilico (Additional readings will be assigned for each session below)