Education and Training
UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine
Global Health Education Program
The UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine launched its Global Health Education Program (GHEP) in the fall of 2010. Led by Drs. Thomas Coates, Risa Hoffman, and Lee Miller, the goals of this program include creating a comprehensive global health undergraduate and graduate educational program, fostering a vibrant research portfolio, and building a national and international reputation for excellence in global health.
Please see below for more information on current GHEP activities. Questions can be directed to email@example.com.
Global Health Clinical Rotation: Fourth-Year Medical Students
Three-week clinical rotations for fourth-year medical students in China, Malawi, Mozambique, Peru, and South Africa.
Special Application for Short-Term Training Program (STTP) in Global Settings
Four to six-week global health research experiences in Cameroon, Ghana, Malawi, and Peru for students in the preclinical years.
Resident Clinical Rotations Abroad: Lilongwe, Malawi
Formal 4-week clinical rotation for senior-level medicine and medicine-pediatric residents at the Partners in Hope Medical Center in Lilongwe, Malawi.
Global Health Selective
A selective course for first- and second-year medical students, offered in the fall quarter, the goal of which is to provide an understanding of the multidisciplinary nature of global health issues.
Global Health Invited Scholar Speaker Series
Noontime campus lecture presentations by eminent leaders in global health.
Global Health Journal Club
A forum for discussions of issues among students and faculty with global health interests, with opportunities for global health networking within UCLA and throughout the greater Los Angeles community.
Global Health Compendium
A listing of global health research, education, and service projects of the faculty of the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine.