Track program

One resident per year will be chosen to be part of the Global Health Track. Applications will be due in September of intern year with acceptance notification given in October. 

Residents in the track program:

  • Receive preference in scheduling their call-free month in the fall of their second and third years to support one month of contiguous travel 
  • Receive research mentoring to complete a scholarly project abroad 
  • Receive guaranteed funding for travel in both years
  • Must complete 18 online core modules over three years
  • Attend Ethics/Cultural Competency and Procedural Skills Workshop prior to travel
  • Must attend a minimum of 50% of journal clubs per year
  • Will apply for Section on International Child Health (SOICH) grant for travel 
  • Will submit one case report written with trainees and faculty from an international site for publication 
  • Create and deliver lectures at international site
  • Share what was learned with co-residents 

Experience program

The Global Health Experience is available to any pediatric resident in good standing. There is no application requirement, but residents are expected to inform the program director by the end of intern year for planning purposes. 

Residents in the experience program: 

  • Have an opportunity to complete an international experience ranging from one week to one month with some funding support 
    • Funding depends on participating residents each year
  • Must attend all offered journal clubs, workshops and training 
  • Must complete any or all online modules in the core training
  • Attend Ethics/Cultural Competency Workshop prior to travel
  • Create and deliver lectures at international site
  • Share what was learned with co-residents